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FAILURE OF CD READ/WRITE UNIT SONYCD-RWCRX140E

The unit fails to play back recently burnt discs , other music systems will not play them either . The discs are of the printable type . I have tried blank discs from another pack , but still no good . The drive does work however with re-writable discs , both writing and reading . When I load a pre-recorded music cd, the drive sounds as if it is hunting back and forth across the disc for a start, but does not find one . I have tried un-installing and re-installing the driver , but it makes no difference . There does not appear to be an update for this driver . The drive is approx 8 years old , and the system was originally windiws 98se , but has been windows xp sp2 for about a year , with no drive problems until now . Is it time time replace the drive unit , and with what ?or is there something else to diagnose ? Look forward to your reply , cheers , Tony . PLEASE NOTE , I HAVE HAD TO PUT A DIFFERENT PRODUCT MODEL IN THE PRODUCT BOX TO GET THIS MESSAGE ACCEPTED , AS MY MODEL...SONYCD-RWCRX140E DOES NOT EXIST ON THE LIST .

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THERE IS A HARDWARE PROBLEM IN THIS, GET IT REPAIRED FROM SONY AUTHORIZED PERSON WITH SONY ORIGINAL PARTS. THINK THERE MUST ME PROBLEM IN LENS OF YOU DRIVE.

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dear tony...
ur problm seems small...it can be fixed sir...

may be dust particies on u r drive lence...../drive lence works as our eye do...
u can clean u r drive lence by cd lence cleaner.....may be u r problem will be solved...

if it doesnt work u can replace u r drive...
buy a new combo drive will be better for u....
in combo drive u can play cd & dvd and write-cd

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