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Dell vostro dvd+-rw does not play dvds

I recently bought a dell machine vostro 1500. Since i bough i could never play dvd or any video at all. Please help to solve this problem

Hardware details : tsstcorp dvd+-rw ts-l632h ata
Software Details: Windows Vista Business

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  • bbaskaran Sep 14, 2008

    Please i really need help. I do not have credit card to pay and become a member

  • bbaskaran Sep 14, 2008

    Yes , I have downloaded VLC Player, AVS Tools & AnyDVD and many more players , Nothing seem to work on vista business. Please help

  • bbaskaran Sep 15, 2008

    It is not play any type of dvds except for audio(mp3) and audio in dvds. I have ruled out hardware problem , because i had DELL to replace the dvd burner. And there is no driver problem either , because i updated firmware from DELL website and driver is fine. whatelse should i do please help


  • bbaskaran Sep 18, 2008

    Solution: I installed Vista Service Pack 1 that solved all the problems. Now i can playback any media.


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Download (VLC media player) this program plays all sorts of video types

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    David Sep 14, 2008

    Did you download VLC Player this plays all video and music

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    David Sep 14, 2008

    1) Normally Everything should work from start up.
    What sort of DVD are you trying to play as some are only meant for TV type playing
    2) Does it play other type of CD DVD Like games and driver disks etc
    If Not
    3) You may have to go "Device Drivers " and see if any have a yellow mark on them if they do Right click on it and scroll down to upgrade driver left click to upgrade It should go on web to find and install them
    Sorry if this seems the long way round but long distance analyzing is hard

  • David
    David Sep 15, 2008

    Try this site it lists problems with the DVD player and how to stop them
    Hope this helps
    It seems that the DVD program provided with burner could be at fault you need the DELL one


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