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DVD drive can read video dvds but cant read data disks.

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by aiko0818, Nov 26, 2011.

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  1. aiko0818

    aiko0818 Thread Starter

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    My dvd drive in my Emachines laptop cant read data disks anymore, but it can read/play music and video dvds without any problem.

    I have an Emachines D732z. I have Windows XP and drive is hl-dt-st dvdram gt32n.

    I'm unsure of the cause of the problem. Can anybody help out? thanks!
     
  2. dustyjay

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    Are the Data discs CD's? When you say Musicand video dvd's do you mean Music Cds and Video dvds?
     
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    The data discs are cds and dvds. Driver can't read any of them. The video dvds and music cds work fine..

    When I try to load the data discs, it shows 0mb. The data discs works on other dvd drives.
     
  4. dustyjay

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    You could try running a DVD/CD Cleaning disc in the drive. It may just be a dirty lense.
     
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