Pioneer DVR-A03/103 Cannot Read DVD-R/DVD-RW

man wtf is going on…i updated to firmware 1.80 because my dvr-103 wouldnt read DVD-R"S OR DVD-RWS there memorex…i tried fujifilm or whatever they didnt work either, im on a Windows XP Intel 4 1.6 GHZ … I have no idea whats wrong…it’ll read CD’Rs but it wont read DVD-R’s or DVD-RW’s its so pissing me off. WHATS WRONG??? do i need to install software? cause it came with none? do i have to plug it up to certain cables??? :frowning: PLZ HELP