corrupt installation

  ripendigging 17:09 12 Oct 2009
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When I try to play dvd from pc advisor no matter which subject I click on I get the message,corrupt installation or source.I am running XP.Home.Tried system restore but to no avail.Tried my O.S disc,but no option to repair.Any help appreciated.Thankyou.

  howard64 17:35 12 Oct 2009

have you tried this disk on a different pc? could just be a faulty one.

  rawprawn 17:40 12 Oct 2009

You could also try cleaning the disc
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  ripendigging 11:46 13 Oct 2009

I have tried other discs,computer shopper etc,and I have tried discs that have previously worked ok,but I get the same message ?

  ripendigging 11:57 13 Oct 2009

I am still trying different dvd`s and on almost all I get the message,set-up files corrupt?

  rdave13 12:01 13 Oct 2009

See if it plays CDs. It could be that the DVD laser diode has broken or the lense needs cleaning.

  ripendigging 12:27 13 Oct 2009

Yes it plays CDs.I have restored back to July when I know it was working,but when I insert the dvd a message appears "SCRIPT ERROR"?

  rdave13 12:37 13 Oct 2009

Try a lens cleaner first. If that fails it sounds to me that the optical drive if failing on the DVD laser side.

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