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DVD problems??? I'm having a problem with my dvd=rw . I can read and write to cd but Dvd's are not seen at all, blank dvd ether.. I have xp home w/all updates, tried installing winapi. Any ideas ??

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  • panicx Jan 05, 2008

    Oh ya, It shows up in windows property's as a
    HL-DT-ST DVDRRW GSA-4166B .
    And it is detected in bios correctly .

  • panicx Jan 05, 2008

    Thanks Darklord1
    My system is a fresh install, Yesterday.
    I have not tried to read or burn a dvd in a few months.
    But like I said, It will not read a dvd ether. Or wright one.
    Tried reading 6 different dvd movies all retail.

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I think its a software problem
do you have nero installed, if not download it from www.phazeddl.com
see if you can burn to the drive..
id you cant then it means your registery is messed up you can download tune up uilities and run the registry cleaner, www.phazeddl.com as well

if that fails you will need to format your computer :)

os some dribes have problems reading certin brands of blank dvd's, try anoter type of media before trying any of the above .,,
regards

Posted on Jan 05, 2008

  • Rishi Roshan Ali Jan 05, 2008

    Then it seems that your drive is shot sorry:(

    you'll need to change it, you could try cleaning but i doubth that it will work..



    my regrets

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