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K I got this burner It reads CD's with out a problem. but will not read any DVD's burnt or store bought. Will not burn either DVD + or DVD - witch this model is to do both, and when it comes to burning CD's I didn't test because I don't care for it. Any help would be great!

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  • Nate360s Mar 01, 2009

    My dvd burner sits there and clicks at me when I put a dvd in. Burned, factory made(grand theft auto) and movie/data discs don't work either. Does everything superb with cd's. I've tried everything in the help section and I also looked in the properties and then it just says there aren't any issues. What are the causes of this and how do I fix it???

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When I've seen this problem it's been a bad laser. Most burners have separate lasers for the DVD and CD functions, and one of yours has probably malfunctioned. You should be eligible for an RMA if the warranty is still in effect.

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