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Hi h0tr0dh00dlu
if dvd's are not recognized
try to see if you dvd drive is shown in your os. double click My Computer to see.
Also checked if your disk drive is capable of playing dvd format.
I checked that Dell Dimension 4500 PC only comes with a bundle of cd-rw so dvd's can't be played
If not the best option is to buy a dvd drive @ http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6463543&Sku=S203-8583%20OEM

Hope it helps, Feedbacks appreciated
Thx
Banaple

Posted on Sep 03, 2010

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  • banaple Sep 03, 2010

    also make sure that it is ide not sata thx

  • h0tr0dh00dlu Sep 03, 2010

    hiya banaple
    my device manager shows :Device : DVD/ CD -ROM drives ( _NEC NR-7900A )


    thanx
    from hotrod

  • banaple Sep 03, 2010

    Hi hot rod,

    your dvd lens needs cleaning if you could open it and see the lens put some alcohol or some lighter fluid on the cotton swab and gently rub the lens.

    Thx
    Banaple

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