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dvd drive wont read cds

Discussion in 'DVD / Blu-ray drives' started by Gizzmo, Oct 29, 2004.

  1. Gizzmo

    Gizzmo Guest

    I have a Lite-on LDW 851S,It will read and burn
    dvd but wont read cds.It was working ten min. earlier
    playing a music cd.I have uninstalled,changed IDE
    cable nothing seems to work any help greatly appreciated.
     
  2. ddp

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    try cleaning lens might work
     
  3. Gizzmo

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    I tried cleaning but still does not work.
     
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    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    if using xp uninstall drive, reboot, let xp find & install drive & try a different cd(manufactured not burned) if work try burnt cd
     
  5. Gizzmo

    Gizzmo Guest

    I have already tried that.I am going to remove and
    install in one of my other pc's and see if it works.
     
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    good idea, process of elimination
     
  7. Gizzmo

    Gizzmo Guest

    Will have it done shortly,will let you
    know how it turns out.
     
  8. Gizzmo

    Gizzmo Guest

    OK I installed in another pc and
    same thing will read dvd but not
    cd,Will contact Lite-on for fix
    or RMA.
    Thx for the input,Gizzmo
     
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    too bad about that, hopefully still under warranty
     

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