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\015 Just stopped reading dvds blank and dvds with movies on them is there a updated driver or something that i need to download ? if so where do i download the new driver from?\015

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From the site of the company that built the computer or motherboard.\015\012Usually when this happens it is an head allignment problem or a dirty read head. Have you used/tried one of the cleaner disks on it? If that does not work then buy a replacement  DVD burner and replace it. The alignment is not something can can be done w/o fancy equiptment and burners are not expensive. All of the software wil still be intact and should work with the new burner expecially if you purchase the same brand. \015\012
\015\012Newegg.com    or                Tiger.com \015\012
\015\012Both online stores have  a good selections of OEM dvd burners.
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