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Dvd troubleshoot my dvd drive doesnt read most of my cds it only reads audio cds and original dvds doesnt read burned dvds... can u please help me will be great full... im usin a sumsung double layer dvd + r 8x / dvd - r 8 x model no : SH-S182M

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Re: dvd troubleshoot

- Boot into Safe Mode
- See if burned DVD's are readable
- If they are, it is a software (drivers/registry) problem (see below)

Flashing your drive's firmware, cleaning your drive, or doing anything to the hardware will NOT fix this type of problem - it is purely a software fault.

guly's solution above is, quite frankly, idiotic - if the lens can read shop-bought/movie/game DVDs then it can also read the burned DVDs and so quite obviously it has nothing to do with the hardware.

I have a similar problem, and am still working logically toward a solution, but rest assured if it can read them in Safe Mode then it's a software fault you're looking at.


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Try to clean the lens using coton and water if not working change the lens.

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