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Windows 7: Can't Play DVDs

30 May 2011   #1
QuackPot

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Can't Play DVDs

For some reason my DVD rom drive isn't working anymore. I'm guessing it's a software issue as it can see the DVD but just can't play them.


Any ideas on how to fix this?


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30 May 2011   #2
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

We need more Information

What is the Make/modal of your DVD Burner? And how long has this been Happening

You say it is a software problem ? Does it happen in safe mode or in a clean Boot?

How to Troubleshoot a Problem by Performing a Clean Startup in Windows 7 or Vista

Josh
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30 May 2011   #3
cmd187

Debian Squeeze Stable 64-bit
 
 

Try VLC, does it load or freeze up loading?
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31 May 2011   #4
QuackPot

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I have a Sony AD-7261S-0B DVD rom bruner. I can load games from it fine but somehow it doesn't like DVDs.
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31 May 2011   #5
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

Does it happen in safe mode or after a clean boot?

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01 Jun 2011   #6
QuackPot

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I keep getting this error. I have the latest nvidia driver too.

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01 Jun 2011   #7
cmd187

Debian Squeeze Stable 64-bit
 
 

You could try updating the driver, but does ripping the DVD produce a playable .ISO? You can use DVD Shrink or DVD Fab.
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