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Old 08-05-2004, 01:21 AM   #1
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i have a samsung sd-612 dvd-rom drive. I have had it in my computer a long time already. For some reason it can only read cds not dvds. I tried watching a dvd and it wouldnt even say that there was a dvd in the drive.
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Old 08-05-2004, 04:14 AM   #2
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how old is it .cause it might be time to upgrade.
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just buy a new one and that sort it all out.
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Old 08-05-2004, 08:11 AM   #5
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The laster might need re-aligning if it is old.
Best bet is to look for a new one.
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Yeah; some will last some won't. They're only Optical after all. Its probably just not strong enough anymore to read the DVDs.
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