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Portable Dvd/cd Drive Plays Cds But Will Not Play Dvds


I have just brought an ibm portable dvd/cd drive and it was working fine. It still plays c. D's but will not play dvds (legit dvd's) anymore.

I have windows 7 and keep getting the messages 'disc maybe corrupt or windows may not recognize' format if need be' why will windows not recognize these dvd's i have already played on this player before and have tried various dvd's please help as this is very frustrating!  


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