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CD-DVD drive- recently only plays CD's and DVD's burned at 2x

Recently my CD-DVD drive (F) only plays DVD's that I burned at 2x and no longer recognizes other DVD's in the drive. Since I got the PC I have always been aple to use both drives, (F) being the player and and (E) as the burner.
Is my player dying a 'slow" death or can I still do something to restore it?

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  • cvaldez575 May 24, 2009

    I have a Sony VAIO PCV-RS530G and upgraded the DVD cause i though it was broke but i'm wondering if there is some Windows (XP) on the mother boad since this seemed to happen at some point after "windows update" downloaded an update.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    I have purchased the system restore discs. It has been restored 3 times, but after each restore once I use the cd/dvd drives once, it loses the driver files. HOw can I fix this issue?

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Have you tried using a cleaning disc yet?

The drive(s) may just be dirty

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