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Windows cannot read from the source

Hello everyone:
I have the following message when I am trying to open a DVD:
windows cannot read from the source. the source might be corrupted or it could be using a format that is not compatible with windows.
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Try to cleaning the DVD surface. If not work the DVD is corrupted or not compatible - Try to open the DVD using another program instead of Windws media.

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