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Slow read speed

When I place a CD, data or music, or a DVD into the drive it takes a very long time for anything to happen.

With music disks it comes up quick enough but when i play the music its really choppy and poor quality. this has nothing to do with the disks, ive used these disks before and they work fine on other computers.

DVD's have the same problem, they play with a really poor FPS.

this problem has only started recently, had no problems before this. firmware is latest, driver version is 5.1.2535.0

Running XP pro, service pack 2
intel core 2 duo 2.13 Ghz
2GB ram
geforce 7600GT

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I suggest you first restore your computer to a previous date when the drive was working propperly *USE SYSTEM RESTORE*

If that doesnt help Run an ant virus scan and Anti spyware scan.

Check the cables connecting the drive in your computer for defect of age and replace if necessary

Check the drive on anoter pc to see if you get the same proplem , if you do then you will need to change the drive as its life span is ending

If it works the something is wrong with your computer, backup you data, Format the hard drive and reinstall windows , your drivers and software and check the drive to see if its working.

if no then the problem is hardware. you might want to considering upgrading

NB.. defragging you hard drive before formatting might help

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