Having problems with your Dell XPS 400 PC Desktop ?

Dell PC with XP DVD s wont read but CD s play

\015 Dell PC running XP, DVD's wont play but CD s play. Message when DVD inserted is "insert disc"\015

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I guess you have to clean your ROM (since you have'nt used it for months). You may try cleaning it with an ordinary DVD cleaner, if this doesn't solve the issue, maybe try considering a new one.
I had the same problem. Discovered that the drive was CD only. I think "raph quintos" has the right idea.
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