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DVD-r/w noy reading CD-r or audio CD's
\015 My DELL DVD-R/W drive will read DVD's and DVD-RW's as well as CD-R/W but not CD-R or audio CD's\015
Uninstall ther drivers for the cd drive from device manager and restart the system and try if not then update the firmware from dell web site for the Cd drive
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