Having problems with your Sony VAIO Notebook ?

My Sony Vaio FR-130 will read cds and will read DVDs that are not copyrighted but will not play dvd's that are copyrighted.


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Try reloading the DVD drivers...If you don't have them on cd, you can download drivers from sony website. once you download drivers, reboot comp. see if that works...let me know.
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