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Old 01-07-2006, 10:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My cd/dvd drive is not reading any burned dvd-r's or dvd+r's. However, the drive will read regular cd software and dvd's. Do I need a dvd decoder?

Even when I go to my computer, the drive tells me to insert a disc.

Please help. Very frustrated.

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what about a dvdrw? Try a firmware update
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dvdrw doesnt work either. whats a firmware update?
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sounds like your drive doesn't support burnt DVD media...i have a drive exactly like this and it's a combo drive too
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Actually, I spoke to soon. the drive can pick up regular software cd's but it cant even read dvd's. Not sure why. any ideas?
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lol do you have just a CD drive?

you might check with the company that manufactures it, see if you can re-install the software or something
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how do you burn dvds?
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i have a cd/dvd rom drive and a writer. it's an hp pavilion 723n. i dont burn dvd's but i sure would like to. used to be able to watch movies on my computer but now i cant. my roommate burns dvd's all the time so i wanted to start but my cd/dvd rom drive must be all screwed up. maybe i'll just take it in. i'm lost.
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uninstall it
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