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    CD DVD Drive not reading disks

    Hi

    I've got a computer that dual boots.

    With Windows XP it reads disks fine.

    When I boot in Windows 7 you can see the drive in my computer. When you insert a disk, it just sits there spinning. Doesn't load. The drive in my computer shows a blank disk. Just fitted an external dvd drive to it via USB and that does exactly the same so its not the drive.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks

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    I would put a little money on it being some "legal malware" - something along the lines of rootkits installed with some software like Sony games (I'm guessing this isn't a school PC). A few broken programs like Daemon Tools have also been known to cause that.

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    Thanks for that. I'll have a look at the software thats on it (Correct its not a school PC)

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