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Optical Drive Trouble


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DanielJForman

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So I recently built a desktop, and everything works wonderfully. However, my optical drive does not recognize DVDs. Reading CDs? No problem. I needed to swap out the drive to install my OS, and I thought the issue would consequently be resolved. I was wrong. Here are my specs...

OS: Vista Ultimate (100% legit)
MOBO: Intel DG965WH
CPU: Intel Pentium D 940 Dual Core
VPU: ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT
Memory: 4GB DDR2
Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS 1TB
Optical Drive: Sony CRX320E DVD/CD-RW


Any idea(s) as to what would cause this?
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shard92

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sounds like you need a new dvd drive. if it didn't work from the moment you hooked it up and another drive did I'd say the dvd laser isn't working....
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So there are separate elements for the DVD and CD functions? Because reading CDs isn't a problem. :)
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yes there is.

I believe it is also seperate for read and for write...
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