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Can't read CD's

My DVD drive will not read CD's anymore.I've tryed older albums that I've aready ripped to my hard drive,it won't read these either.It will still read and play DVD's no problem.

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Re: Can't read CD's - NEC ND-6750A DVD RW Dual Layer Burner CD & DVD Burners

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