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My Samsung combo drive does not read or write CD but it plays DVD. It does not have DVD writer only CD writer is there.

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It is likely that the laser diode for CD reading and writing has burned out. DVDs use a different laser diode. If this functionality is important to you, replacement is the only option.

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