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DVD Drive Hi I have saved hundreds of photos onto disc using my DVD drive and now for some reason the dive is not reading the disc. Can you help?

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  • eanybeany Jan 21, 2008

    the discs are the same on my brothers lap top and they used to work on that too. Back in september I reinstalled windows and im not sure if this has something to do with it, im not sure if doing a system restore would help as the earliest date I can go back to is 25 October a month after I reinstalled windows. Have you any other suggestions how I can get my pictures back?

  • Ken Murray May 11, 2010

    Have you tried the disc in another computer?

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Restore your computer to a time you think the DVD drive was working and restore it from safe mode.

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