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Philips DVD+RW SDVD8820 does not recognise burned CD or DVDs

Dear Pros,

I have Dell Inspiron E1405 with WInXP SP2 and my DVD RW drive is philips DVD+RW SDVD8820.

When I insert original DVDs or burned data CDs I dont have problem viewing the files in them, but when I insert any different region movie DVDs and also burned movies on a CD -R the drive does not recognise the CD. When I click on the DVD drive in my computer, it opens a window showing the E: drive but its all blank.

I appreciate your help as I also have a Dell Inspiron with the similar problem and unable to find the solution on Dell support forums aswell.

Cheers
Sim

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It could be upper and lower filters in registry and system files, use a removal tool called filtercheck 4.6 in CDR-zone.com (goto the forums and search for filtercheck)
after you downoad, run it, click yes to all filters found to remove. close program.

reinstall your preferred burning app (1 prog installed at a time and test burn)
this is to replace the filter entry that was corrupt

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