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I have a compaq Presario and windows vista and I cannot play a music CD or DVD. Why?

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You may have to download codecs go to microsoft updates and download the latest up dates

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If you go into "my computer", do you see the optical "drives"? If so, click on the respective drive icon and click "properties". Check to see if the drive is enabled. Hope this helps...accordianman

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