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My lg GSA-H55N dvd writer is not playing Cds but plays Dvds fine

I had purchased it almost 9 months back,it reads dvds fine and burns them too,but it cannot read cd or burn it.When i insert a cd,it shows nothing in the drive,but when clicked on the properties,it shows the CD in the drive to be full.

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Try and find the latest drivers for your drive.
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I had purchased it almost 1 year back,it reads dvds fine and burns them too,but it cannot read cd or burn it.When i insert a cd,it shows nothing in the drive,but when clicked on the properties,it shows the CD in the drive to be full.

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SOURCE: my lg GSA-H55N dvd writer is not playing Cds but plays Dvds fine

sounds like a software problem since DVD,s are read and wrote fine.....Reinstall burner prog GL

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SOURCE: my lg GSA-H55N dvd writer is not playing Cds but plays Dvds fine

your DVD ROM lens has became weak.
and it cannot be repaired.
But if you manage to open the DVD ROM clean the dust in it & it will start working again but be careful remember that no power should be attached to ROM.
or you can buy a lens cleaner from market and try that.
pls rate my solution
thankyou

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your DVD ROM lens has became weak.
and it cannot be repaired.
But if you manage to open the DVD ROM clean the dust in it & it will start working again but be careful remember that no power should be attached to ROM.
or you can buy a lens cleaner from market and try that.
pls rate my solution
thankyou

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Well, since I received a solution from MAXTRIXKHAN, I just wanted to check back with NCIX.com, and here is a recap of what I did, and what they told me...

After a few tries, I had to contact LG Customer service.
I tried to burn to...

-Maxell CD-R, no problems,
-TDK DVD-RW, no problems,
-Verbatim DVD+R, Computer hangs.

Well, I bought this DVD-Writer to replace my old GSA-4167B, and LG customer service told me that this DVD-Writer does not support the Verbatim DVDs.


So, if you have plenty of Verbatim DVDs, you should forget about this writer.

Supported DVDs...
Maxell, Sony, TDK

Will have to send it back to NCIX

So beware

tiyo73

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