Hi, i am using ibm t23 laptop.while i try to play some dvds dvd rom not able to read and its displaying an error message "windows cannot read from the disk.the disk might be currepted, or it could be usinga format that is not compatible with windows".but when i try to play with my freinds laptops (they have sony vaio, dell and hp using same operating system as mine) it doesnt have any problem with the same disk.plz help me solving this problem.
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Re: ibm t23 laptop dvd rom not reading some dvds
Sounds like you need a DVD decoding software, ie... winvid, interdvd, and powerdvd. Windows media player will play some DVD's, but many DVD's, especially newer ones, need an additional decoder in order to work. You will be able to find the software at filehippo.com, download.com, or IBM's support site. Keep in mind that burning software, ie... nero, roxio, and dvd shrink, have decoders in order to burn the DVD, so they will work as a decoder in conjunction with your media player.
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there are 24 Free DVD decoders at this link.
Windows Media Player will play most formats,go here for the additional Codecs.
These will get you playing and decoding DVDs in no time!
While it's not legal to download, and burn DVD's illegally, if your rom has issues reading burned DVD / CD data, your drive may be faulty, or just needs to be blown out. Use a can of compressed air available from most office supply stores and blow any dust or debris out of the drive. Be careful not to touch the Lense, they are quite delacate.
If your drive still fails to read burned media, but does fine with normal media, the drive may not be able to read burned media at all, and you will need to replace it to do so.
due to dusty environment and excessive use lens gets dusty and then have problems in reading or writing dvd 's and cd's
the dvd tray u can see that shiny eye like thing try cleaning th lens
gently in round movement with a tissue paper or very soft cloth used to
clean lcd screens or cotton bud good quality see if it works , other wise ur DVD drive lens got
weak from use now adays service centers are getting tons of them
everyday for replacements
pls find a dvd drive OPTIARC is the
best brand till date TOSHIBA is nice and NEC , MATSHITA is the worst
brand i have ever seen gets faulty within 3 months of normal use