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Not reading DVDs

My DVD drive has stopped reading DVDs although it still reads CDs. I have tried installing a new driver and also uninstalled and reinstalled the drive but it hasn't helped. The problem affects both data and video DVDs.

 

Thanks for your help,

 

Terry

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