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Can't read DVD

Old 05-11-04, 03:49 AM
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Can't read DVD

I have a Compaq Presario 1800 laptop which has a Toshiba DVD SD-R2002. This one is combo DVD/CD-R-RW.
Recently I installed WINDOWS XP (clean installation) and since then it can't read any DVD, while it can read and write simple CD's. From software I use PowerDVD but I tried also with WinDVD.

It does not appear to be region locked because in the properties is written that it can change region 4 more times. It just can not "see" anything when a DVD is inserted!

I istalled SP1a and Adapted UDF reader. The situation remains the same.

Does anybody have any idea?
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Old 05-11-04, 09:43 AM
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New firmware?
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Old 05-11-04, 11:03 AM
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thank you for your reply

why new firmware? It was never locked !!!
I only used DVD disc from region2 and it is indicated that I have 4 more times to change region
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