Hi, I mostly registered so I could get help. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. For laptops you can often clean the power and data contacts with a pencil eraser. There are some registry entries that the troubleshooter does not fix and those “might” be the cause. You can buy it at any computer stores. Did this solve your problem? Posted on Sep 22,

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I didn’t even have to run additional tests, I knew right gsa-hh73n and there that the problem was a mechanical one with the closing of the drive perhaps the gears were no longer coming into the proper position to place the motor hub onto the hole of the disc or the laser eye became stuck in a position that did not favour starting on the first track of the disc Please enter a valid email address.

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So I’m hoping its fixed, but if it isn’t, I hope a patch comes out for LG drives sometime in the future. There are some registry entries that the troubleshooter hsa-h73n not fix and those “might” be the cause.

Posted on Sep 17, Posted on Mar 25, We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. It took a couple of restarts to work.

For laptops you can often clean the power and data contacts hl dt st rvd rw gsa h73n a pencil eraser. Dell Inspiron Notebook. This thread is locked. All rights not expressly granted under this Agreement are reserved by the manufacturer or owner of the Software.


Then work your way through these – remember the drive could be gsa-y73n, could have a loose cable or slight corrosion on the contacts usually for a laptop and other issues. Forums — a lot of real hl dt st dvd rw gsa h73n help http: When i opened the device manager, there are 2 drives: My hardware is not too old.


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Helpful 0 Not Helpful Flag. I tried the stuff suggested, but it didn’t do much.

The times the drive worked, it worked perfectly. So it is not unusual for 1 or 2 parts to not function while the others do so properly. The first device doesn’t work when i Any such transfer must include the most recent update and all prior versions. Please wait while we analyze your system.

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Hi, References to Vista also apply to Windows 7. I then simply pressed the standard electronic disc eject button again, invoking a close of the tray, and low and behold, the directory contents of the disc came up.

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