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Wont read dvd movies

Hi I have a sony vaio pcg f490 running win xp pro.
the only problem i am having is that my dvd rom wont read dvd's had itworking b4 dont remember what i did to make it work last time.
the dvd drive is a toshiba sd c2202.
when i put in a dvd it tells me wrong format or corrupted disk i know this is B.S.!! any help would be gr8 thanks

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That sounds like what I am going through right now exactly...if you find out what it is, please let me know thank you much

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