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Old 08-08-2006, 11:25 AM   #1
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Default DVD-ROM Not Reading DVDs

I have a DVD-ROM that I have used over the last few months since I got my new computer to copy DVDs, to copy data from a computer to the DVD and from the DVD to the computer, to watch movies on my computer, etc.

Recently however, my DVD drive decides to not read DVDs. I tried copying video files off a DVD+R and a DVD-R and both give me the Please Insert a Disk message. I've tried to put in GTA SA, software on a DVD and I get the same problem. I tried to play a movie, both purchased from a store and copied onto ao DVD with no problem.

When I go to properties, it shows the DVD drive as Type: CD Drive.


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Old 08-08-2006, 07:36 PM   #2
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Default Re: DVD-ROM Not Reading DVDs

1) Clean the drive with some sort of CD/DVD cleaner.
2) Turn off PC and check connections... Maybe unplug them and replug them back in and reboot, see what happens.

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Old 08-08-2006, 08:07 PM   #3
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It might've went out, the laser or watver...But try going to device manager, uninstall the drive, then restart, they will then reinstall, and then try putting a dvd in..
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