DVD Drive wont read DVD's

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DavidMcGee

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Hi there. In my old PC I had this DVD Drive: hl dt st dvdrwbd gbc h20n From a Dell XPS 420. Built a new machine and put the dive in it and now all it can read is stuff like software disks or PC game discs. Anyone know what to do?
 

crjdriver

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VLC can play just about any movie file. Free download.
It is also possible your drive has failed. A dvd drive uses different lasers for reading CDs and DVDs. One can work fine and the other not work. DVD burners are cheap; usually $20 or so at newegg. If downloading and installing VLC does not fix your problem, simply replace the drive.
 
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