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On acer aspire 5520g the dvd rw spins the dvd but bio's says its unplugged and it won't read the dvd's

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Try downloading a driver from the net, Or install DVD software such as Roxio or Sonic Cine Player. Does it show in hardware as a CD Rom or DVD/RW ? If it shows as a CD the driver is the problem.
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