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If your drive was able to recognize a disk before, but now has stopped... POSSIBLE solution... (don't shoot the messenger on this one, lol!)

I'm sure you have tried, but have you cleaned your optics lately?
Using a Q-tip and a small amount of rubbing alcohol, and GENTLY rotate the swab across the lens, rotating it in the opposite direction you are wiping. This should "lift" any dust or grime from the lens. I would also clean the tray with a soft lint-free cloth (using an air-can just moves the dirt around, doesn't solve the problem)

If it is a new drive, try uninstall from Device Manager, reboot... allow Windows to discover new hardware, allow windows instlal a generic driver, and then update your driver via your install disk...

Hope this helps!

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Posted on Sep 08, 2009

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SOURCE: dvd reading problems

Yes it does support both +R and +RW according to Sony website at

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Posted on Feb 27, 2008

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i am using alcohol 120% or isobuster to force the dvd rom to read the cd or DVD to read. and it fine

but i still cant get the dvd rom to work fine without any software to force it.

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this problem happend to me before and i thought my drive doesn't support dvd at all but after i installed CD NERO comes with drive i found it read all DVD soft and fast.

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See If A DVD decoder is installed or not?

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SOURCE: My LG combo drive HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC-H23Ndoes not

The lens for reading dvd is busted and needs to be replaced that is why it no longer read dvd.

Posted on Oct 31, 2009

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