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Only reads some disks.

I have two Dell Optiplex Gx280's with the CRN-8245Bs installed. Both are displaying the same problem. I am using the same cd media to burn disks via Iomega Hotburn software. Some of the disks are working fine and others are not working in the drive. The cd-rom is cannot read anything on the cd. I can take the cd to a completely different machine and it is read fine. Any suggestions? Thanks....

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  • andy saunders Mar 23, 2006

    Thanks for the suggestion...
    After more thought and troubleshooting, I discovered that the PCs had a vendor installed program that was conflicting with the software burning program that I am using. I uninstalled the vendor's software and problem resolved.

  • sugams Jan 06, 2008

    will not read video cd's but will read audios. have cleaned lens, re-installed drive, went into administrative tools and looked at error events. service control manager event id 7023 says specified module cannot be found . there have been other error events too at time i try to read a cd, but this is the one most recorded. help

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Hi try taking a air can spray with a nozzle and clean the laser eye other option is to buy a more quality CD's good luck

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