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Playing mini dvd-r's in my inspirion 6400

I cannot ssem to get these types of dvd-r's to play on my laptop. Any and all regular size DVDs play without a hitch. What do you suggest?

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  • cluelessgal Jan 31, 2008

    i am unable to play those mini dvd-rs on my toshiba laptop. it doesn't even recognize a disk is in the drive, is the same type issue? what is a good solution. thanks



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Some drives need a disc adapter to able to run smaller discs, others kust dont run mini dvd.

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