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My compaq laptop C795VU is unable to read DVD discs inserted into it. However it can write on DVDs. Also mentioning thta my laptop was initially having Vista, then formatted to XP service pack 3, and now having windows 7 home premium. does this create a problem? or is it a hardware problem? I can feel vigourous rotations and loud sounds coming out on inserting DVDs, however on opening the drive items, nothing opens, only the wait option is shown. Sometimes even the computer is hanged.. Another problem i am facing is that my webcam-101 is not being detected sometimes when i am using it. Sometimes it works, sometimes does...pls help...

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Purchase a standard CD/DVD cleaning kit. (cheapest option first)

try using the cleaning kit and see if this solves the issue of reading/writing.

re-install web cam drivers...see if that makes a difference.

let me know how you get on.

Posted on Mar 19, 2011

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