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CD\DVD

By lizarraga1783 ·
My dvd\cd plays cds but it does not play dvd and they are not burn. What could it be?

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by garytro In reply to CD\DVD

lots of things I know I had the problem with IBM's not playing DVD's because the wrong driver installed. Can you go back to the manufacturer and get the driver?

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to play DVD movies

by w2ktechman In reply to CD\DVD

you will need an additional program. WinDVD is common, but there are many others

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Is it a RW drive?

by TheChas In reply to CD\DVD

First, in order to burn CDs or DVDs, the drive needs to be a "RW" drive that is capable of burning disks.

Next, while Windows XP has a basic burning capability built in, I prefer to 3rd party software such as Nero or Easy CD Creator.

As to playing DVD movies, you need either a CODEC for your media player or 3rd party software such as Power DVD or Win DVD.

Chas

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