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The cd drive does not recognize any discs

I cant seem to play an dvds - if i click on the dvd drive, it doesnt recognize the dvd at all.

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Re: the cd drive does not recognize any discs

That is not a DVD drive, it is a CD-ROM drive. It can not play DVDs.

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