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LG DVD/CD RW working with DVD but not with CD

I have LG DVD/CD RW.
Its reading the DVD but its not working with CD

I have to format my PC with WINDOWS XP OS.
But bootable CD is not reding,

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Your dvd rom's lense were damaged so if it is in warrenty period then go to servce centre for repair otherwise go to local repair for changing of dvd lense......

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My dvd not writing but read


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If your LG SecurDisc 20x Internal Double-Layer DVD RW/CD-RW Super Multi Drive w/LightScribe does not read disc, burn cds or dvd, then it means there is a problem with the lens of the LG SecurDisc 20x Internal Double-Layer DVD RW/CD-RW Super Multi Drive w/LightScribe.

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I have a LG GE20 DVD Rewriter Is a DVD+RW disc a format that is editable and suitable for this unit?


The LG G20 DVD Rewriter is an advanced external burner that supports 'editable' Rewritable DVD+RW disk.
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DVD RW drive works for CD, but not for DVD


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LG DVD RW not reading dvd


If the problem is only with reading the DVD's seems you do not have a dvd decoder installed or an appropriate dvd player. Download vlcplayer it plays most of the file formats and has many codecs integrated within.
Click here to download
or go to:
http://www.videolan.org/

  • Also delete the following key from registry editor:
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Note: clisk START>RUN>type"REGEDIT" and press enter.

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All in all I have found my RH19991H really confusing as far as disk initialization and formatting and finalizing is concerned.  Sometimes you can select to finalize a +-rw dvd and sometimes not (the latter is the the case according to the manual) and sometimes I can select the format mode and sometimes not.  Sometimes the machine auto finalizes the dvd+-rw (the way it should be says the manual) and sometimes it does not and then I cannot use it in the pc.  I have also created some disks with DivX files and was able to play them in the LG and then using the same pc, same type of discs, same video editing software and same settings created other DivX files I could not play on the LG.  It seems the software on the machine needs some work...

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