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Thread: dvd/cdrw drive does not read games

  1. #1
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    Sep 2006

    dvd/cdrw drive does not read games

    i have this drive...

    its an external usb dvd/cdrw drive , it plays dvds and loaded the touchscreen drivers from the lilliput mini cd but when i put a pc game it doesnt read

    did i just get a faulty drive?

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    Neither darque nor pervert DarquePervert's Avatar
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    Apr 2004
    Are the games burned onto DVD+R media?
    There is a difference between DVD+R and DVD-R, and early drives can read/write to only one of the formats.

    If you're talking about commercially-produced CDs/DVDs, then I'd think you have a faulty disc or a faulty drive.
    Have you looked in the FAQ yet?
    How about the Wiki?

    Under normal circumstances, a signature would go here.

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    Newbie crutonius's Avatar
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    Oct 2006
    All games or just one? It could be their copy protection. I had a problem like that on my home computer with Oblivion. I installed it from a networked dvd drive then used the nocd patch to play it.

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