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dpDesignz
13-09-2011, 05:41 PM
Ok. I have 3x LG DVD reader/writers and 1x LG BluRay Player installed on my computer. I went and bought a DVD today (I know right! Shock horror) and do you think it will work? NO! It works on my DVD players, my other computers in my house, but it will NOT play on ANY of my drives. Can anyone give me some ideas to try? I'm running fixit atm but it's taking forever.

cheers! :D

wainuitech
13-09-2011, 05:48 PM
4 optical Drives -- blimey - :horrified Why so many ??

Anyway, disconnect them all except the Blu-ray - then see if it will play on just one.

Also what player are you trying to use ?

nedkelly
13-09-2011, 05:51 PM
hmm im thinking illegal dvds?

dpDesignz
13-09-2011, 06:01 PM
4 optical Drives -- blimey - :horrified Why so many ??

Anyway, disconnect them all except the Blu-ray - then see if it will play on just one.

Also what player are you trying to use ?

:D. I make DVD video highlights but don't do enough to buy a duplicator, so I use the 3 for burning the DVDs, and I wanted a blu-ray player. :D.

It shows the light is working and I get a status/loading cd icon on my screen, but that's all.

dpDesignz
13-09-2011, 06:01 PM
hmm im thinking illegal dvds?

No illegal DVD's. I'm not that stupid. :D

dpDesignz
13-09-2011, 06:05 PM
Oh and I will be using VLC when it gives me the option. It doesn't even load autoplay

wainuitech
13-09-2011, 06:22 PM
Did you try it with only one Optical drive ??

Make sure the others are not connected with Power Plugs, it almost appears as if there is not enough power to run the DVD.

dpDesignz
13-09-2011, 06:42 PM
yes. It's worked fine before. nothing new

dpDesignz
13-09-2011, 07:48 PM
So the annoying part is I can play other DVD's fine

wainuitech
13-09-2011, 08:08 PM
Tried Cleaning the DVD ??

When office 2003 first came out at one point I was having a lot of problems with new office CD's, they simply wouldn't read - give them a clean with some Isopropyl alcohol and after that they worked perfectly.

dpDesignz
13-09-2011, 08:19 PM
Brand new DVD just bought from the store in packaging. Clean disc. Fresh restart of computer after clean.