Drive wont recognize DVDs but plays CDs fine

By art3
Feb 12, 2009
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  1. hi all
    im new here but lve your site. here is my issue-i have a sony vaio latop s360-had it now 4 yrs. the issue-about a week ago my cdrw/dvd drive worked fine. burned dvds etc on it. then the next day my computer wouldnt recognize i even had this drive. so i cold rebooted and the computer recognized the drive again. cds play fine in it-but dvds dont work. the dvd will spin some etc but wont read. i used a cleaner disc which helped some-it starts to read but stops. what else can i do here? iseems like the hardware is fine and something driver wise needs to be corrected or was corrupted? i sppreaicte your wisodm guys on this one.
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 18,353

    Replace the DVD R\W Drive
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