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DVD Drive Error...ID CRC or ECC Error

by Walt H / March 29, 2008 8:04 AM PDT

When I try to use the DVD drive on my laptop I get the error message "Device Not Ready (ID CRC or ECC Error). What's happening here?

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It's failed, dirty lens or
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 29, 2008 8:19 AM PDT

In Windows we delete the Upperfilters and Lowerfilters registry keys, reboot and retest. You can research the terms you don't understand on google.

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Here are some links to examine
by Dango517 / March 30, 2008 8:53 AM PDT
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I purchased a DVD/CD cleaner
by Walt H / March 30, 2008 11:50 AM PDT

Purchased a DVD/CD cleaner (disc type with brushes on it). The fixed the problem so far.

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