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DVD Drive Troubles

I have a tsstcorp cd/dvdw ts-h552u DVD drive and I'm having trouble running certain games. When I try to play a new one the disk refuses to run up to speed.I can hear it start to spin for about 2 seconds and then it stops, waits for 10 seconds and tries again. And again. And again! The strange thing is it only on some games that the problem occurs. It appeared to be Sega made games for some reason but I've just bought a new one today and its had the same effect but isn't a Sega product!
Hope you can help because its really frustrating!


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  • QuietWolf Mar 08, 2008

    Yeah some CDs/DVDs work and others dont.
    So does this mean there's no way of fixing this?
    I'm just gonna have to buy a new Drive?

  • QuietWolf Mar 08, 2008

    No these are brand new PC games. the one I tried this morning was only released yesterday.

    I dont think its an issue about using old disks

  • QuietWolf Mar 08, 2008

    No these are brand new PC games. the one I tried this morning was only released yesterday.
    I dont think its an issue about using old disks

  • QuietWolf Mar 08, 2008

    Well kok if thats what you think.

    seems odd though that brand new big name games would be written onto poor quality disks.


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Ur drive format can also be a reason for not reading the disk .. Try them on some other brand drives. Sony drives sometimes do not read some of the disk

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This can be due to the reason that the certain cd roms cannot be read by your drive. please insert and check other brand cd roms...if they run then the cd rom u r using cannot be read by ur Cd.dvdw DVD drive

Posted on Mar 08, 2008

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    Nitish Raghav Mar 08, 2008

    This is due to the fact that some of the cd roms are not read by your cd/dvd rom so u cant help it out

    There are 2 things in it

    1st is that the media is of poor quality

    2nd is that your cd/dvd rom does not allow low grade disk to read it. some of the new drives will read all the low grade disk also. For proof u can check the same cd with your friends cd/dvd roms. if they work then your cd/dvd is not reading it. and if not then the fault is with the low grade cd disk

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    Nitish Raghav Mar 08, 2008

    old disk means that the media on which the games have been writtem may not be branded quality


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