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4 years ago i used the Panasonic DVD-r to burn a DVD project and it worked. but now the dvd is not working. I'm getting a message error on disc

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This is a common problem with optical media. It is because of the dyes used for recordable media begin to decay depending on the conditions they are kept in, and the quality of the dyes used.

unfortunately if the discs dyes start to lose their reflectivity, drives have a harder time reading the data off. you may want to try putting the disc in a different dvd player, or a pc-dvdrom reader, some drives are more sensitive than others when dealing with damaged discs, or those with a surface with low reflectivity.

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