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HP G5056EA laptop won't always write to or play dvds properly. I have an Slimtype DVD A DS8AZP ATA Device. About 1 year after buying it, the dvd drive stopped writing to cds, dvds or playing them. I reset the laptop to the way I bought it in preparation to take it back to the store. Before taking it in, I tried it again after a day and it would only read cds. After another day or two, it could read cds and any dvds bought from the shop. A little while later, it could play dvds that I had burn


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1st of all which burning software you are using ?2ndly burn the disc @ lowest speed
might help you
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HP G5056EA laptop won't always write to or play dvds properly. I have an Slimtype DVD A DS8AZP ATA Device. About 1 year after buying it, the dvd drive stopped writing to cds, dvds or playing them. I reset the laptop to the way I bought it in preparation to take it back to the store. Before taking it in, I tried it again after a day and it would only read cds. After another day or two, it could read cds and any dvds bought from the shop. A little while later, it could play dvds that I had burn


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