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Cant play DVD ROMs

I can play CDs and DVD movies ok but when I try playing a DVD ROM game (In this case Command and Conquer 3) it wont even recognize the disc. I dont think its the disc as I have tried 2 different copies, brand new. I go to My Computer and it says DVD-RAM drive (E:) but when I go to open it theres nothing. What can I do? Help please.

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You can try uninstalling the drive, by going to my computer, right click>properties>hardware tab>device manager and look down the list for cd/dvd drives, click on '+' sign and right click on your drive make and select uninstal. Restart pc and your drive will be reinstalled automatically again. If you have a cd cleaner disc run that also. Try to run the game again, although it may still not work as the drives laser seems to be out of line or simply run it's life, and a new drive is the only answer i'm afraid.

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