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Strange DVD player problem.

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#1 bobyboy


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Posted 29 May 2015 - 02:04 PM

Nine months ago I installed MS Office 97 on my new computer Windows 8.1, no problem.

Lately I have been having a few issues with the above therefore uninstalled it ready for a new install, problem being that now my DVD player will not read the Disk, nothing.
Why would that be?
Have tried MS Money 97 that originally installed, same problem!!

Insert Trainz 2006, that opens no problem.

Edited by Chris Cosgrove, 29 May 2015 - 06:13 PM.
Moved from Win 8 to 'Internal hardware'

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Posted 30 May 2015 - 12:52 PM

Thry taking a soft cloth or paper towel and wipe the disks so that all smudges are gone and try again. If no joy, take your MS Office and Money disks & insert in a different computer. Does it read them? If so, problem is your DVD drive. If it does not read them, problem is your disks went bad. It happens.

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#3 Kilroy


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Posted 30 May 2015 - 09:05 PM

Are these pressed CDs or copies?  Since these disks are over 15 years old you may be experiencing Disk Rot

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