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My lg GSA-H55N dvd writer is not playing Cds but plays Dvds fine

I had purchased it almost 9 months back,it reads dvds fine and burns them too,but it cannot read cd or burn it.When i insert a cd,it shows nothing in the drive,but when clicked on the properties,it shows the CD in the drive to be full. Drivers related to hl dt st dvd ram gsa h55n

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Your DVD ROM lens has became weak.
and it cannot be repaired.
But if you manage to open the DVD ROM clean the dust in it & it will start working again but be careful remember that no power should be attached to ROM.
or you can buy a lens cleaner from market and try that.
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Sounds like a software problem since DVD,s are read and wrote fine.....Reinstall burner prog GL

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SOURCE: hl-dt-st dvd-ram gsa-h55n LG DVD drive not reading DVDs recently

Hello,
It would appear that the problem you are experiencing could be due to 1 of the 2 following items;

1. Re-install the software driver & software that came with the drive.

2. Set the region /Country that the drive will be working in or the language that you understand (USA=Region 1). It should be noted here that this option has a limitation of being changed up to 5 times but once it hits the fifth time the drive will be permanently set to that region and can not be changed anymore for the rest of the drives lifetime!!! The drive will usually work fine once it has been set (the default from the factory is ZERO (NOT SET)) and that may work fine for a while but it should be set to a region and it will understand all previously burnt /movie dvds that have this option set in the data already.

Good Luck!
Rich Lilja

Posted on Nov 26, 2008

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Hi,My dvd writer can no-longer read/burn cds and dvds.It usually fails at around 17% and ejects! costs me alot of cds that are wasted..PLIZ HELP.THANK YOU..


Open the draw and give it a blast with compressed air from an aerosol can or play a CD lens cleaning disk, if that doesn't work, don't try too hard, get a second hand replacement from ebay or any second hand shop you have near you.

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Well, since I received a solution from MAXTRIXKHAN, I just wanted to check back with NCIX.com, and here is a recap of what I did, and what they told me...

After a few tries, I had to contact LG Customer service.
I tried to burn to...

-Maxell CD-R, no problems,
-TDK DVD-RW, no problems,
-Verbatim DVD+R, Computer hangs.

Well, I bought this DVD-Writer to replace my old GSA-4167B, and LG customer service told me that this DVD-Writer does not support the Verbatim DVDs.


So, if you have plenty of Verbatim DVDs, you should forget about this writer.

Supported DVDs...
Maxell, Sony, TDK

Will have to send it back to NCIX

So beware

tiyo73

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