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My new Sony VAIO has the Poineer DVR k17 and the dvd driver has just stopped reading my cds/dvds - DVD is not even shown on my computer!
quote from device. Any ideas please

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Hello olejonok, 
I ran into this problem while helping a friend with her laptop. Here is the solution: 

1) Visit the following webpage:

2) Download "SOOOTH-01106200-US.EXE"  
3) Run the program and follow the instructions, then reboot. 
There are several registry filters which, when removed and the system rebooted, re-enable your drive.
Applies to: DVR-K17 VGN-CR220E PCG-5J2L

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Before you do anything else check your device manager to make sure the driver is installed properly.

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