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My DVD/CD-ROM DRIVES play DVD but not any CD or VCD

I did installed a new driver for it, but, nothing happened. No audio cd or data cd works on this Sony Vaio laptop. It is almost 2 years since i bought it.

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Okay, is it Blu-Ray?

Those drives tend to have a fault w/ non standard DVDs/Blu-Ray Discs

Thnks to Sony

try going to device manager, right click the drive, properties, 3 or 4th tab, roll back driver

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