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CD/DVD Drive wiped out everything with restore disks, reinstalled because it was not reading the CD/DVD. That worked. When trying to play DVD, does not matter which codecs are used, it flickers and is choppy, skips...etc. it also did this before the restore. This laptop is brand new!

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  • NVanD Oct 21, 2007

    Thanks for the fast response!



    DMA is enabled. Programs used that are not functioning: VideoLan, WinDVD for Toshiba, Windows Media Center



    OS: Windows Vista Home Premium T5200 1.60GHz 2048Mb RAM

  • NVanD Oct 21, 2007

    I believe you are right the DVD drive is bad I wanted to try to fix the problem without having to return it. There are not a lot of programs running. I will try that next thanks~

  • slytherin Mar 18, 2008

    This computer was working very fine until recently. Now, the computer will not read CD's or my digital camera. This computer is less than three months old. What could be wrong?

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    Will not read Verbatim DVD-R

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Make sure that DMA is checked for the dvd player.

 

What program are you using to read (play) the DVD?

If you are using Windows media Player and Nero 6 you need to:

 

Go to

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\DSFilter\NeAudio.ax and NeVideo.ax
Don't delete these files!
For safety reason create New folder and move files in it.

 

Try this and let us know . Thanks

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    Thomas Christopher Oct 21, 2007

    maybe dvd unit is bad. I would of taken it back to where you bought it first.try that next.

  • Thomas Christopher
    Thomas Christopher Oct 21, 2007

    Also, if you dont have a lot of memory and are doing other things while watching a movie that would interfer with playback also.

  • Thomas Christopher
    Thomas Christopher Oct 29, 2007

    please rate this as solved

  • Thomas Christopher
    Thomas Christopher Nov 06, 2007

    Did this work?
    Please post an answer so we can help you further.
    If it worked please rate this post as solved.
    Thanks,

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