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DVD RW drive is reading CD's, but not reading DVD's

My optiarc 7563a model is reading cd's but won't read dvd's. sometimes it will read a rw dvd as having nothing on it and wants to format it (even though it has information on it and reads on other computers). Other times it will just chug away spinning trying to find something until it shows that My Computer is "(not responding)"
Does it sound like this is a hardware or software issue?
If it's a software issue, where do I go to reload my driver? (Computer diagnostics says that my driver is up to date, btw)

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I uninstalled my drive and restarted my computer. When everything was back up, Windows automatically searched for and found an updated driver for my drive and everything is perfect now.

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