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My drive is not reading dvd's although it reads cd's and can burn both cd's & dvd's

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Re: My drive is not reading dvd's although it reads cd's...

What player are you using? Also make sure there is no dvd zone restrict for your dvd reader. Try playing dvds using power dvd... if it doesn't work, use neros diagnostic tool, or try reinstalling it's drivers...

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Re: My drive is not reading dvd's although it reads cd's...

I dont know
i hav sam problen with sony combo drive

Posted on Dec 09, 2007

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Your combo drive has gone bad, get it repaired

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Try using a good quality dvd cleaner. The cd lens could be dirty causing cd funstions not to work. There is a different lens for the dvd so it's highly possible that one function will work but not the other if dirty. If this does not work you may have a lens that has become disoriented. If this is the case then with todays priced, decent dvd/cd burner for under $40 it would be cheaper to replace the drive than attempt to repair. Good luck & I hope this helps.

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