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Dvd reads very slow - HP PC Laptops
HAS THIS ALWAYS BEEN A PROBLEM, OR HAS THIS JUST SUDDENLY OCCURED? I MYSELF DON'T USE THE HP DVD PROGRAM THAT CAME WITH MY COMPUTER, I USE VLC MEDIA PLAYER, A FREE DOWNLOAD. YOUU MIGHT WANT TO CHECK WINDOWS UPDATE IN YOUR START MENU, SELECT 'CUSTOM', AND SEE IF THERE'S ANY UPDATES RELATED TO YOUR PROBLEM.
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