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DVD will read movies, data CDs, but data DVDs show as blank (recordable)

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Jan 17, 2011 8:19 AM
My MBP started not reading data DVDs including older ones that have been accepted in the past.

The behavior is that the data DVDs show up as blank recordables.

I can read data CDs and Movie DVDs.

I've read a few threads that suggested resetting the PRAM, which I will do later (can't right now).

I wanted to post in case anyone else has seen this behavior. I don't often ready data DVDs so I can't say if this happened after a particular system update.
MacBook Pro 17" 3.06ghz, Mac OS X (10.6.6), 8GB ram


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