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My ThinkPad A21m will not play Dvd now,Power Dvd XP installed

O.P Windows XP Proff,Service Pack 3,512Mb ram,Sony Optiarc DVD/RW Drive, have installed Fireman burning software,Power DVD XP, Dvd Fab,AVS VideoTools, have tried an old Nero application but now removed this. Any ideas

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There can me many solutions,
1. first one and the most possible problem is the malfunctioning of the drivers.to solve this plz uninstall ur DVD ROM drivers from the driver manager and then restsrt it, when you will restart the system it will automatically say that new hardware has been fonded and drivers will be installed automatically just wait for that.Restart again, and u will find it runnig.

2. might be lens of it is cracked, dusty so check tht.
3. Might be u have denied it from reading through BIOS.
4 Also check that you have not taken the aceess rights of users from reading CD/DVDs

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