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LG DVD WRITER IS NOT ABLE TO READ CD's

My DVD DRIVE is able to read and also burn DVD's but is not able to read or write a CD.

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  • Anonymous Apr 05, 2008

    I can´t read recordeds CD-ROM

  • Anonymous Apr 11, 2008

    My DVD drive could able to sense the DVD but not CDs.

  • j_mayur Jul 30, 2008

    As i told my lg supermulti dvd writer is able to read & write DVD's BUT NOT able to sense CD's.
    All it started when I was Erasing a Rewritable CD Using Nero. During this erasing process, by mistake I ended a process that was required for erasing ,by using Task Manager .


    I took several steps as follows BUT IT DID NOT WORK:
    1.I reinstalled my windows xp sp 2 professional.
    2. I Cheked the IDE cable & power supply.THEY were good.
    3.I took my DVD writer to my friends house.IT didnot Work winth his PC as well.

    My warranty period is over.
    So please help me .
    Can I get it repaired ?

  • pammuhegde Aug 19, 2008

    My DVD Rw does not read normal cd's but it reads dvd cd's. can anyone help me please.....

  • Anonymous Oct 11, 2008

    my dvdrw reads and writes all kinds of DVD's. But cannot Read CD's

  • Anonymous Nov 06, 2008

    I have same problem with LG DVD RW 20X

  • rishabjain Dec 20, 2008

    my dvd writer is able to read cds but not dvds it of lg dual layer 

  • nandz_05 Jan 03, 2009

    I have purchased a LG Internal Super Multi DVD Rewriter with Model No. GH22NP20 just last December 2008. It just work for only a short time and now, without any signal or caused have just suddenly stopped reading from CDs. I hope somebody could help me solve this problem. Thank you very much. Nanding Ventura from Philippines

  • jorvel72 Apr 30, 2009

    I have a LG model GH22PL20 that worked for a while (one week) and stopped reading and never tried it burning. Right now it's recognized by the system but every disk I put on is treated as a blank, no matter if it is CD or DVD.

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Had the same problem and found out that the drive has gone bad.

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