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Dvd/cd rom sometimes the dvd/cd reads and sometimes it doesn't Sometimes the dvd-cd dreiver is reading the dvd-cds sometimes it doesn't

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Re: dvd/cd rom


You have not mentioned that which operating system you are using. I am providing you with a link of Microsoft. Just follow the link and i am sure that the issue you are facing will be resolved.


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if you have CD RAM and DVD ROM then change it to CD/DVD ram because in case of CD RAM and DVD ROM it may read CD but not DVD but sometimes it can read DVD also but when we copy data to computer it may freeze or give us error so i give you one suggest to buy a new CD/DVD RAM

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the same problem of mine is my drive cannot able to read DVD then i make the solution
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