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Pioneer DVR-112D refuses to read CDs?

Replaced CDR drive in my G4 Dual 1.25 GHz by DVR-112D, used Patchburn to be able to use iDVD, works like a charm. I read an wrote a lot of DVD's, everything fine. Today I discovered I cannot read cdrom or audio cd. Are there any known issues with settings of hardware and software which may cause this failure? Should I consider the drive broken? -- Grinnikend door het leven... My Pioneer DVR-112D wont read a second DVD/CD that I insert into the drive. If I want to insert mutiple DVD/CDs to search for a file among my backup disks, I have to restart the machine before looking at every different DVD/CD. I have upgraded the driver, without success. It started doing this about 6 months ago - the computer is 1 year old.

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This unit has alot of issue with CD reading and writing probably its a problem with the lens of this player, so since its still new better take it to the store and have it replace..

Hope that helps........

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