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Philips SCB5265 DVD/CDRW drive only reads CDs but not DVDs

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My cdrw/dvd drive does not read dvds recently. It was ok previously and I would appreciate if someone could help me to rectified the problem. Thanks and regards
chefmun
p/s no changes was done to the laptop before this problem arises.
My hp Pavilion dv5000 has this philips installed. It started "skipping" sound and eventually would not play CDs or DVDs. I suspect the firm ware. Can this be found.

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Take a can of air and blow it on the laser then try to see if it will read both cd's and dvd's. If it doesn't read one or the other then the dvd-rw would need to be replaced.

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