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While burning some files to disc using NERO v3.0; my NEC DVD+RW rom suddenly stopped reading disc. I inserted brand new empty DVD-R disc, and still it continued to display message -- Disc can be read. I then inserted disc both DVD-R and DVD-RW containing data, however, when I switch to My Computer and selected the drive containing my NEC DVD-RW to explore and display its contents, the window was blank. When a disc is inserted the drive only lights up. Notably missing is the normal sound it makes each time a disc is inserted into it

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If you switched to a different brand of DVD's try using the brand you used before. DVD burners are tested with certain brands of DVD's and sometimes the brands that aren't on that list don't work.

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pls try to clean the lens of the drive as follows

due to dusty environment and excessive use lens gets dusty and then have problems in reading or writing dvd 's and cd's

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