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DVD will not work, CD-Rom works fine with games and audio and burning.

Please help!!! DVD will not work. CD-Rom side works fine, but DVD doesn't do anything! Same problem as stated above but my drive doesn't even burn or run CD-RWs

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  • Bilaljafrani Oct 21, 2008

    I recently got a 2nd-hand Toshiba Satellite laptop with a Matshita UJDA730 DVD/CDRW drive.
    CDs that I buy from shops work fine, and rarely DVDs also work.

    A friend gave me a CDRW with songs but the drive did not recognize it. I bought a new CDRW but the drive was unable to write anything on it. Also most DVDs don't work on it.

  • Bilaljafrani Oct 22, 2008

    the drive came with the laptop...it was working fine about a year ago...

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That probably the machine is selecting the kind of hardware it works with so get the hardware of its make and model then try it .
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    Temidayo Abraham Oct 22, 2008

    That seems to be very ok by me because i love to build a great world.

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