This is too annoying. I had this drive for months now and as time goes on I find it errors out reading more and more dvds to hd. It always around 4th vob, middle of disk. There is nothing wrong with these discs, they are in perfect condition. I never had this problem when I had Pioneer. Before I just toss this thing in garbage I thought try one last post to see if anyone else had this issue and how they resolved it.
Could it be the new Sony ARccOS copy protection on these dvd’s? If you do a search, you will find quite a lot of info. on it. It basically creates unreadable sectors on a dvd which standalone players ignore, but pc’s cannot read.