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Windows Sony Vaio Laptop won't read blu-rays anymore

Discussion in 'Tech Support' started by benjamyn, 21 Jun 2011.

  1. benjamyn

    benjamyn What's a Dremel?

    11 May 2002
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    I have a Sony Vaio Laptop with a blu-ray rom drive but when I put a blu-ray movie into the drive it spins for a second and stops, unlike with a DVD or audio disc where the drive starts spinning for a while.

    The computer says no disc is in and Corel Win DVD/BD won't pick it up either.

    I did delete a few programs to speed up my computer so i'm wondering if I accidentally deleted something for the BD Drive.

    The computer still says 'BD ROM Drive'.

    Anyone have any ideas?
  2. GregTheRotter

    GregTheRotter Minimodder

    9 Aug 2008
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    They just stop reading br dvd's from what I've seen. Not really anything you can do to help it/ fix it as far as I know.
  3. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

    28 Nov 2003
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    Other than buying a replacement drive or fiddling with replacing the lens if it's possible, there's nowt you can do. They just fail - many of the early PS3 drives have failed in this respect. It seems to be a part of the 'blu-ray experience'. I assume it still reads normal dvd and cd's fine?

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