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DVD Writer I have a SONY Model No DW Q30A DVD writer. It has suddenly stopped reading CD ROMs but reads DVD. Can you help me as to why it occurs and How to remedy it? I am using NERO 7 for reading / burning CD/DVD? Using AVAST anti virus on my Computer. Motherboard is INTEL 945 GNT with Pentium D 2.8 GHz Processor. My email is [email protected] Gursengr

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I would have told you that the DVD lens is going out and that you need to get a upgrade (DVD burners are cheap now a days). Just because the DVD is going out doesn't mean that it will not read CD's anymore.

Posted on Mar 28, 2007

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It sounds as if the drive needs cleaning and re aligning with a lens cleaner or replacing, but try one thing before doing anything. Go to my computer>properties>hardware>device manager and look down the list for your cd/dvd drives and click the '+' sign then highlight your dvd drive and right click to delete. Restart the pc and windows will find the drive again automatically and install the drivers.

Posted on Mar 24, 2007

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