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dvd drive will only read audio cds no data or dvd movies

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by genez, Jan 9, 2012.

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    Hi,
    I have an Acer Aspire 6920 running Vista home premiumx64 with a Slim Type DVD DS8A1P ATA drive. Recently this drive stopped reading all data discs, game dvds and some install cds. It will however read music cds with no problem. When I put any data disc in it just keeps attempting to run in short bursts for a couple of minutes then completely stops. Device mgr. says it is working properly. If I attempt to open the drive in "computer" it pops the tray open and says to insert a disc. No error messages at anytime. I have tried numerous things people have suggested such as deleting the values in the registry, removing the drive in device mgr. and restarting as well as updating the driver as some have suggested.
     
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