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DVR K17LF Insert a disc

When I attempt to open data or audio files on the DVD RW Drive (D:) through the Windows Explorer, the computer replys with Insert a Disc, however it will access a a movie dvd through Windows Explorer and through Toshiba HD DVD Launcher and play a dvd from the same drive.

Why can I play a movie but not access files?

Computer is a Toshiba Satellite: P205
DVD RW Drive (D:) Properties: All Disk Drives: Toshiba MK1237GSX ATA Device and Pioneer DVD-RW DVR-K17LF ATA Device

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  • Majick55 Jan 15, 2009

    I just had my laptop to the geek squad. Basically they told me it was defective and to call Toshiba. My problem is that it will read a DVD but not a CD. When I first got the computer (about 1.5 years ago) I did in fact copy some photos to a CD but since then at some point it totally stopped working. I'm really not tech savvy at all and didn't even realize there was a problem until now. (argh...)



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