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Hi my dvd rom wont play dvd's only cd's by the way my dvd rom is sony cd-rw crx830e on my compaq v2000...what shall i do???plz help me..tnx

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  • darwin_malle Jan 17, 2009

    actually it is a DVD/cd-rw drive this afternoon i was still able to watch dvd but only tonight it stops reading...

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Try installing a DVD rom. The sony unit installed in your laptop is a cd rom/burner. Cd roms will not play DVDs.

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