Dvd drive Tags: Laptops Audio DVD Drives Components Last response: May 19, 2011 5:14 AM in Components Share TequilaP0wer May 17, 2011 10:16:41 PM Hi, my laptop is only reading the audio bit of the dvd and not the video, how can i fix it? PS: My laptop is a VAIO SONY VGN-CR21Z/R And as i have put in a reply, the problem is that it used to be able to read both bits, now it only reads the audio and using VLC won't help. More about : dvd drive damian86 May 17, 2011 11:30:56 PM it sounds like you need to download the codecs for it.Is it xvid-divx? if so, then install divx m 0 l PreferLinux May 18, 2011 2:30:39 AM What OS? Windows XP, Vista HB (?and Pro?) don't have the necessary codecs with them. m 0 l Related resources Need help On finding SATA cables for HDD and DVD drive - Forum lite-On Combo model SOHC-4832K Drive won't read,or Play DVD's - Forum Laptop DVD Drive not responding or found. - Forum Dvd drive on windows 8.1 doesn't work - Forum Do I need a DVD drive - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer damian86 May 18, 2011 12:59:52 PM VGN-CR would have Vista by default m 0 l soest009 May 18, 2011 1:04:14 PM Try to download and install this and try again : http://www.free-codecs.com/download/k_lite_codec_pack.h... m 0 l Emperus May 18, 2011 5:33:43 PM Try running the DVD using VLC media player.. www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html m 0 l TequilaP0wer May 19, 2011 5:14:41 AM The problem is, before it used to read both bits, now it only reads the audio and i have tried playing it with VLC nd tried to fix it but it won't work m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedInstalling an OS on a USB DVD Drive? Forum SolvedXbox 360 slim DVD drive replacement. Forum SolvedWhat Blu-ray / DVD Drive do I need? Forum Solvedcan a nzxt h440 mid tower hold a dvd drive Forum SolvedPC with no CD/DVD drive won't boot from bootable usb. Forum SolvedAcer Aspire m5 Cd/Dvd drive broke, replacement part? Forum SolvedDoes my DVD Drive connect to my case eject button? Forum SolvedNo dvd drive cable with mobo Forum SolvedDVD drive problems Forum SolvedDVD drive broken, is there a way to install a 2 disk game using a USB drive? Forum SolvedIs it possible to replace DVD drive with Blu Ray on a Dell Inspiron 530s?? Forum SolvedHow can I install the OS without an internal DVD drive? Forum SolvedInternal DVD or External drive Forum SolvedIn MY COMPUTER when I open it, there is C Drive and the D drive does not say DVD it says DATA It is on a ACER laptop Forum SolvedIs a DvD optical drive suppose to come with a plug in? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !