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My dvd is not working it's not playing at all.

My cd is not working it's not playing at all.

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  • Lewis Fulkerson
    Lewis Fulkerson May 11, 2010

    Is this computer brand new or have you had it a while? I need to know to help you... if I can.

  • cheapiephp May 11, 2010

    Does it do ANYTHING when you put the disc in?

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Hi,
You can try these steps:

Edit the registry:-
1. Click Start, and click Run.
2. Type regedit in the Open box, and click OK.
3. In Registry Editor, click the plus (+) sign next to each folder name to expand the following registry path:
4. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class
5. Under Class, click {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}.
6. In the right pane, right-click Upper Filters, and click Delete.
7. Click yes when prompted to delete the registry value.
8. In the right pane, right-click Lower Filters, and click Delete.
9. Click yes again.
10.Close the window and restart the computer

If it still does not work, you can try in safe mode, and if it does not work in safe mode, you would need to get it replaced.
However, if it works in safe mode, that would mean that it is a software issue, in which case you can try system restore.


Pleae do not forget to rate the solution.

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