Dell dvd-rom wont read DVDs (dw-d56A)

my gf has a Dell Inspiron 6000. The DVDrom on it just quit playing dvds. it will still read data and music cd but NOTHING in dvd format… the drive dosent even detect that the disk is there… ive already updated the firmware and uninstalled and reinstalled the drive in safe mode… ne other ideas? the drive is a sony DVD±RW DW-D56A

That’s no DVD-ROM but a burner, LiteOn OEM.

Follow the HOW TO link in my sig, maybe it helps.

http://codeguys.rpc1.org/dvdrw_overview.html

SOSW-852S (8x+R, 4x+RW, 2.4x+R9, 4x-R, 4x-RW)
Slimtype DVDRW SOSW-852S Firmwares: rpc1.org, official, dhc014, codeguys
SONY DVD RW DW-D56A Firmwares: rpc1.org, codeguys
SONY DVD±RW DW-D56A Firmwares: rpc1.org, codeguys

ok, well i broke down and called dell… after like 20 min… they tell me the drive is bad and will send me a new one :smiley: thanx for the help ne way