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This cd drive will read a blank CD, DVD. It will burn a CD and DVD. It will read a burnt CD, DVD. However it will not read an install CD or a movie DVD. I get the same thing in XP, this is a dual boot. Any ideas, I have searched the net and have not found a workable solution.
I've tried all that and right now i'm unemployed so I can't afford to buy a new drive and I'd like to get this one working. I have searched all over the net an I notice many people are having the same type of problems.
Although a routine procedure which seems to solve various optical drive problems...the above involves editing the registry. At the minimum, any user preparing to do so...should back up the registry before proceeding with the attempted edit. An excellent tool for doing such is ERUNT Registry Backup Tool - http://www.snapfiles.com/get/erunt.html.