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My Dell P380 only reads cds in the dvd player?

I recently bought a Dell P 380 on e-bay, and it only reads cds in the dvd player. I have all of the latest drivers, and I updated the bios, but the dvd player never spins up when a dvd is inserted. What should I try next?

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Hi,

You can try the steps below to fix this issue.

1. Edit the registry:-
1. Click Start, and click Run.
2. Type regedit in the Open box, and click OK.
3. In Registry Editor, click the plus (+) sign next to each folder name to expand the following registry path:
4. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class
5. Under Class, click {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}.
6. In the right pane, right-click Upper Filters, and click Delete.
7. Click yes when prompted to delete the registry value.
8. In the right pane, right-click Lower Filters, and click Delete.
9. Click yes again.
10.Close the window and restart the computer

2. Install VLC player.
If you do not have VLC player on your system, you can download it online (free download) and install it on your system. Once you have installed VLC player, it will play almost all dvd formats.

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Musheer.

Posted on Jun 15, 2009

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