samsung dvd rom wont open or play

  shauny36 22:55 27 Sep 06
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have got a backup computer with a samsung sd-608 dvd rom that wont open or play MOST dvd/cds.( it will open the odd cd but not very often)

have been reading about the same problem on other forums but they havent got it sorted.

so i thought the best help forum (pc advisor) ever would help me.
have downloaded driver but must be same as one i have installed as windows cannot find a better driver.(v5.1.2535.0)
cant find firmware but wouldnt know how to flash.

  Diodorus Siculus 23:12 27 Sep 06

Could be a failing laser in the drive - there are two lasers, one for CDs and one for DVDs; hence it may may open some CDs.

Do the disks work ok in other mahcines? If so, I'd replace the drive.

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