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DVD-Ram No Longer Reading Disks

I Have a DVD-RAM and the problem is that it no longer reads CD's that used to work before. I was playing a game the other day an the power cut out, when i tried to play the game again the DVD-RAM can no longer read the disk(no information is displayed on the disk and appears blank tho i know it isnt. This is happening before when i was forced to reset my pc.

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Ot means its broken...you need another one mate

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If it's a drive where you can see the laser you need to slide it to one side or the other. I think it's because it's out of sync.

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    If it's a drive where you can see the laser you need to slide it to one side or the other. I think it's because it's out of sync.

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The PS3 uses a dual laser system. This consists of either a dual refractor type lens or two entirely seperate lenses depending on which pickup is fitted to your particular system. One laser is for reading ordinary DVD disks and PS2 disks and the other for Bluray and PS3 games.


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