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DVD's not working

I am running windows XP home. The CD/DVD drive model # is: HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC4522B. It has no problem reading Cd's, but it no longer recognizes DVD's. I also have an external HP DVD burner that no longer recognizes DVD's. Both drives previously worked and now only work with CD's, but not DVD's. The computer came with Power DVD, the external DVD burner came with NERO. I haven't re-installed Nero yet because I was afraid it might have been the beginning of my problem (a software conflict or something?). Could firmware be the problem?

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HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC-4522B DVD/CD combo won't record DVD's, it will read them, but no software works in terms of trying to copy a dvd or cd

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This not nero problam first cheeack the drivers are loades coreccet or not and read dvd user manual and cheak the compatabiltey this dvd will work with xp and another hard ware devices your driver is ok uninstal the dvd driver and reinastal all software related to your dvd player mean rerun the software cd for your dvd player because some drivers are not instaled in your pc

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Install Nero and it should solve your problem. I have had this same problem myself once before. Sounds strange, but it will not read when you uninstall Nero. It takes something out when you do that. Nero has nothing to do with Power DVD. Power DVD does nothing, but lets you watch DVD'S. Call me crazy, but reinstall Nero and let me know if it works.

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Hi,

It might be a firmware issue also. but think wether if you have installed any programs and the problem started. Try doing a system restore. Or contact your systems manufacturer to get information on your firmware update...

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