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Not able to play some dvd

I am using windows xp and my dvd drive is LG

when i play some dvds the system will not show any file
for eg when i open the dvd drive L it will show nothing but an empty window but when i play it using power dvd player by browsing the drive the dvd actually plays.when i check the driver properties with the dvd it shows raw system file.how can i acess the files

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  • manushiyan Jun 30, 2008

    when i insert any dvd / cd the drive opens with a blank. how do i access the files



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  • Anonymous Jul 01, 2008

    I have the same problem. Everything was working fine and all of a sudden the DVD Writer stopped playing DVDs. I dont have Power DVD installed on my PC. All i have is Nero 7. What should do to get the device play DVDs again?

  • kahatechetan Aug 13, 2008


    1. rebooting computer 10tims

    2. already open power dvd before inserting adisc

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This is a common problem with power DVD. the only solution is to uninstall power DVD and choose a different player. the program confuses LG drives

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