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DVD RW reads DVD but not CD

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by ftlauderdalebob, Mar 31, 2008.

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  1. ftlauderdalebob

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    I have a Sony DVD+-RW DW-Q58A running on a Dell Inspiron E1505 with Windows XP SP2 media center edition. I can read DVD (both movies and files I have written) but when I put a CD in the drive (either an audio cd or a burned cd) it will not read. The green LED comes on and I hear it trying to read it but after a minute or two it gives up. Any suggestion would be greatly appreciated.

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    Thanks....I contacted Dell...they agreed with your synopsis and are shipping me a new optical drive.
     
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    thanks again
     
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