Good evening everyone,
A couple of days ago I was ripping a few of my music CDs into Windows Media Player 11 on Windows XP and the drive suddenly stopped recognizing music CDs. It would still play data CDs just fine, but music CDs will not even spin up. After some research, I found that many people pointed the finger at WMP11 and suggested to reinstall it. I did this to now effect.
Out of frustration, I reformatted my laptop and installed Windows 7 Professional on it. I went to test a music CD on it and I get the same issue. I can hear the drive head moving, but music CDs will not spin up. I have tried quite a few different ones that play fine on my wife's laptop, so I know that is not the problem. Does anyone have any ideas, or is my drive shot? Thanks!