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Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by gmcsierra99, Jan 18, 2006.

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  1. gmcsierra99

    gmcsierra99 Banned Thread Starter

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    i have a dvd rom in my computer, but i tryed to play a dvd on it and it dont? if somebody could give me tips i would appreciate it. :)
     
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    I have come accross this recently myself. For some reason my generic DVD drive will not read some DVD's. It does read some but not all. However my DVD-RW drive will read them just fine. The DVD-RW drive i'm using is a NEC 3520A. The DVD drive is from Artec(it was dirt cheap).
     
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    yeah, well im pretty sure this is the one that came with the computer, might think about taking this out and buy another, yeah Artec's are cheap, this i seen a Artec in a advertisement somewhere, maybe bestbuy? cant remember, how much you pay? like 20-30 bucks?
     
  4. czargoth

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    i got a mad dog dvd-rw from microcenter for 30$ and its really nice...
     
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    yeah, i was just on staples.com i think and the had a Artec for 30 bucks too.
     
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    crazy! im a member now
     
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    never mind it's out of stock lol, but it was 29.98.
     
  9. czargoth

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    try newegg.com
     
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    i have a coupld CD/ROMS on my porch from the junk computers i ha lying around, but i dont seen nothing with DVD, it just says CD/ROM, soo i guess there just regular ones.
     
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    yeah i been there before, but not for DVD/ROMS.
     
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    that link didnt work, and theres no sony dvd-rw.
     
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