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DVD Rom My DVD rom drive working properly with CDs, VCDs, Audio CDs and other software CDs, but I'm unable to play any DVD disk in that drive either Software nore Movie.

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Make sure you have DVD playing software installed, such as Cyberlink Power DVD. The software would have come with your computer or DVD drive at the time of purchase. If you do not have specific DVD playing software, VideoLAN Player is a good free alternative, which you can download from

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