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I have a Toshiba satellite l45-s7423. the DVD/re-writer reads only recovery cds but does not read any other cds. what could be the problem?

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    Smoking_gnu May 11, 2010

    are the cds that you are trying to read cd-r's or are they retail cd's, it might be worth running a drive cleaner on your dvd drive

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Can you read the "other" CDs/DVDs in some other computer?

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