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DVD Drive will not read any DATA Disc just blanks,,,freezes up while trying to read data

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    Chris Morse May 11, 2010

    Have you tried to use a CD-ROM drive on that computer?

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Lense requires cleaning up, you can try a DVD lense cleaner available in market and run it i the drive, hope so if its not major problem with lense it will be cleared.

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