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IBM 600X DVD player

I installed a new CD-RW/DVD player in my IBM 600x. It will play and record in the CD mode but this drive does not play DVD movies. When a movie is put in the player the player light comes on and off in 2-3 second cycles and the hard drive light is on simultaneously. After about 30-40 seconds both lights go off and nothing more happens. I have installed a DVD decoder but to no avail. My system operates on Windows XP Pro, with 576 MB of RAM.

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I don't have another machine that it will fit.

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Did you try that DVD on other machine ?? Check on the property that its a DVD/CD drive.Incase more information I'm here to help you.
takecare.

Posted on May 01, 2008

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What is the difference between a DVD+RW and a DVD-RW.


DVD-RW
It is the re-recordable version of the DVD-R. To use this type of media you will need to buy a DVD-RW recorder. The DVD-RW recorders usually record DVD-R, CD-R and CD-RW media, too. Similarly to what happens to DVD-R, DVD-RW disks can be played in newer commercial DVD players without any problems. Older commercial devices cannot recognize the media, refusing to play the disk. To play a DVD-RW disk, commercial players need the disk to be finished. After finishing the disk, you can only record new data in it by reformatting it, which makes you lose all the recorded data.

DVD+RW

It is the re-recordable version of the DVD+R and everything that was said about the DVD+R is valid for the DVD+RW. Only the newest DVD players play movies recorded in disks using this format. There are recorders on the market that can record both DVD-RW disks and DVD+RW ones. These recorders are called DVD?±RW. Similarly to the DVD-RW, the disk needs to be finished to be played in commercial DVD players, and to record new data in the disk after having finished it requires reformatting it, which makes all the data in it to be erased. DVD+RW recorders are usually capable of reading DVD-RW disks (but not of recording them) and vice-versa.


There you are.

Aug 22, 2011 | Acer Computers & Internet

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I am not able to play my movies recorded dvd but cd is working well, help me,,


Insert a DVD movie.
Open "My Computer".
Right-mouse click on the icon for your CD/DVD drive, and click "Explore".
If the hardware is working correctly, you should see a list of files & folders.

Search online for the free 'VLC' software for playing DVD-movies. Download it, and install it, to "play" your DVD-movie.

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I reformatt my thinkpad 600x to WIN xp SP3, then ive lost my audio, I had no audio drivers to install. Ive tried the different audio drivers offered by lenovo for thinkpad 600x,but then i failed to get the...


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The same model ThinkPad can have different types of network, video and audio drivers and unless you know exactly which one is installed in your ThinkPad, you need to download all the drivers and install each driver until you find the right driver.

When you download the drivers, write down the device driver and it's file name so you have a record of which driver you are installing and which directory the unzipped files are located on your hard drive.

Go to the IBM/Lenovo WEB site - support/download page and download the latest Windows XP or Vista device drivers for your model computer, Use this link: -

http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/product.do?template=%2Fproductselection%2Flandingpages%2FbrowseByProductLandingPage.vm&sitestyle=lenovo&brandind=10&validate=true

You can download the various drivers and then you click on and run the various driver files, they will then unzip and expand into a sub folder on C:\drivers Then install the various drivers from this folder (run the set-up file).

Sep 29, 2010 | IBM ThinkPad 600X Notebook

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Which operating system supports IBM thinkpad 600x


All versions of windows except Vista and Windows 7.
You may find it difficult to purchase Windows version up and including XP.
You may need to install more RAM and a a 6 to 10 Gb hard drive.
The smallest hard drive available is approx 100Gb but the BIOS in the Thinkpad won't support a hard drive this large.

Nov 19, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad 600X Notebook

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Error 00163 and 00173 on THINKPAD 600X will not let initialize


Dear that is not bios problem but fist you are format all drive in hdd and after install the windows program and your problem is resolve .................ok

Apr 08, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad 600X Notebook

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Thinkpad DVD player


Hi Planoray,
Windows XP Pro is not a problem.
First I would like you to test that DVD with other computer and see that its working fine or not.Sometime you need to clean DVD(movies) cos many scratch on it.
But if it's doesn't work then you need to do few more testing,
go to my computer and se you CDrom property that it's DVD/CD ot just CD ?
takecare.

May 01, 2008 | IBM ThinkPad 600X Notebook

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Troubleshooting errors


Try starting the computer in Safe Mode.
Then run the anti-virus.

Feb 10, 2008 | IBM ThinkPad 600X Notebook

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Ibm 600x .... cannot detect hard drive larger than 2.1gb .. it can detect 2.1gb below ... i installed winxp on 2.1gb .working fine


ibm is providing their computer with a relevant bios updtes . bios updte will solve most of this type of problems

Dec 02, 2007 | IBM ThinkPad 600X Notebook

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Installed dvd rom in ibm 600x plays audio but no pictures


Use smplayer and you dont have to worry about kodecs...
Free.
http://www.download.com/SMPlayer/3000-2139_4-10700877.html

If you vant a hard way, istall a kodec pack like ffdshow, klight...

Nov 11, 2007 | IBM ThinkPad 600X Notebook

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