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I have a Toshiba U300-15P running Vista. The DVD/CD drive will not read any CDs but will read DVDs! Any ideas?

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  • dsolomail May 13, 2009

    tried this but no luck - also tried running RegCure. Could it be dirt of the DVDs work?

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Hi..try to clean the lense of CD/DVD player if you a CD/DVD cleaner or try to clean a lense using a cotton buds....Thanks..Good Luck..^_^

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