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DVD player in Toshiba laptop won't work

I can play/record CD's but when I insert a DVD it tries to start but nothing happens and eventually just stops. I am running Vista.

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First check that it is indeed a CD/DVD drive.

Also, you didn't say whether it was a video or data DVD. Assuming it's a video DVD, you'll need an mpeg2 decoder. (Something like WinDVD, PowerDVD, or Nero Showtime, or one of the many open source alternatives)

If neither video or data DVD's will work, you may need to update your driver for the drive, on the Toshiba website.

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