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Dvd/cd rom issues

HELLO !

I'VE GOT A DELL INSPIRON 1525 AND I HAVE A WINDOWS VISTA OS INSTALLED ON IT. MY PROBLEM IS THAT MY DVD DRIVE USED TO WORK PROPERLY AND NOW IT JUST STOP WORKING
WHEN EVER I TRY TO LOAD A DVD , IT DOESN'T RECOGNIZE IT. IS SAYS THAT THERE IS A CONFLICT WHEN EVR THE DEVICE IS TURNED ON I,E ENABLE. HELP ME OUT PLEASE. CAUSE I'VE TRIED HARD TO REPLACE THE VISTA WITH AN XP OS. IT DOES NOT ALLOW ME TO DO SO. I REALLY NEED YOUR HELP ON THIS MATTER.
THNX IN ADVANCE !!

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