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Sony VAIO VGN-FS790 PC cd dvd optical drive

When I insert a CD in the optical drive I you can hear it starting to work. It takes a minute or less and it stops. I open My Computer icon and click on the drive (E) and nothing happens. It does not read its contents. If i click on Properties it tells me it's full but with 0 bytes. When I click Eject, it it ejects it. The same happens when I insert a DVD. But if I open a DVD Player like Power DVD or WinDVD it operates fully. (so it can't be the optical lens nor the drive nor the drive) So what could be the problem. I'd greatly appreciate if some one can help me. I've been breaking my head the last week over this problem and i'm getting nowhere. Thank you.

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Have you try booting on your DVD/CD to see if it works correctly, if it does boot correclty with a bootable DVD/CD, then you prob. have a bug on your OS windows system. You can try backing your importante files and then delete partition and do a fresh install of your Windows OS system. XP or vista or what ever you are using...

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Reseat the drive dl firmware update from sony downloads for your model see if u have a updates for del it from devise manger reboot let it find it again

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