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Drive plays CDs but not DVDs

I wonder what's going on? I've tried a handful of CDs and DVDs to find out if it's an isolated event or not, but the results are the same.

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I am assuming it is a DVD drive ...

1.) Try the drive on another computer to see if it is working.. If not the drive is damaged.. Replace it..

2.) If it is working the the problem is your computer software.. BACK UP and format the drive then reinstall your windows , drivers and software, verify the drive works :)

3.) Try the drive on a different port on your main board,, If still nothing please let me know

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