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Dvd rom reads cds but not dvds

By REB_ElMagnifico
Feb 16, 2005
  1. I am working on an old iSeries IBM Thinkpad and I am having trouble fixing the DVD ROM. It reads CDs fine, but it will not recognize DVDs. I have cleaned the drive with a cleaning kit. The firmware is up to date and I updated the software/driver. And yes I am sure it is a DVD ROM, the owner says it used to read DVDs fine. And he doesn't know of any cause to the problem. Any ideas????
     
  2. REB_ElMagnifico

    REB_ElMagnifico TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Just to let everyone know (it appears not too many had interest in this problem). I got a new dvd rom for the laptop from ebay which fixed the problem, so obviously it didn't have anything to do with the configuration.
     
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