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Will Write DVD's and CD's. Will Read CD's, Data Discs. Will NOT READ DVD's.

My Lite-On DVD-RW Internal Drive will play audio CD's, Data CD's, and write CD's and DVD's. The problem is that it will not read any DVD. Can anyone help? Is it a hardware problem? I've tried everything I know.

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Clean it throughly and hope for the best , usually when it wont read certain things it means its worn out, i had to replace my lite On last spring it only read 60% of dvds i put in

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