Optical Drive in Sony® VAIO CW Series
Are you aware of the issues that can come up in optical drive in Sony VAIO CW Series laptop and want to resolve them quickly?
An optical drive is a hardware device that uses laser light or electromagnetic waves to read or write in optical discs. Every computer system today includes optical drives as an integral part. They are also used for reading and installing software in computer systems. Sony VAIO CW Series laptop consists of Blu-ray Disc drive as optical drive. Blu-ray Disc is the new generation optical disc which has five times storage capacity than other discs. The main advantage of Blu-ray Disc is that it can store data more tightly within a small space. So it allows you to store more data on the disc with the same physical size as that of DVD or CD.
Different issues that can come in the optical drive of Sony VAIO CW Series laptop are described below:
- Disc recognition problem
- Disc authoring software does not recognize drive
- CD authoring program conflicts
Disc Recognition Problem
It may happen that your optical drive does not recognize the disc. In such a case, you first need to verify whether your Blu-ray Disc device is enabled on the Windows Device Manger or not. If it is enabled and still not recognizing any disc, then it may be the problem of optical driver software installation. You need to reinstall the optical disc driver properly. Another reason behind disc recognition problem can be damaged disc with scratches.
Disc authoring software does not recognize drive
Usually latest optical drive in your Sony VAIO CW Series laptop works perfectly without any problem. But when you install CD authoring programs your optical drive may not detect the new drive. This happens because your software does not support the new optical driver in your system. To solve this issue you could update the software to the latest version.
If you have Blu-ray Disc drive or CD-RW optical drive you will require a CD authoring program to write CDs or DVDs. But you need to make sure that you install only one CD authoring program in your Sony VAIO CW Series laptop. Otherwise, it may cause internal programs conflicts in your system.