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Old 08-07-2008, 09:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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just purchased a new ASUS dvdrw, it wont play any dvd or do autorun on any disc. I checked windows explorer and the drive was able to detect the dvd/cd but it wont do anything. do i need to install anything for the drive to work?
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What OS do you have?
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i got windows xp sp2
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Have you tried to view the DVD through Windows Media Player?
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make sure all connections are completely secure...also, what is you boot priority set to for the drive?
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i can see the label of the disc on my computer/explorer. but the problem is I cant view the contains of the drive. im using winxp, all the connections are fine. but its showing DVD-RAM, I got a multi-speed dvd writer. how can i make it DVD-ROM?
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is it ide or sata
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