Originally Posted by tytower
check lead from cd to motherboard sound
I downloaded some codecs from Automatix and got the audio CDs to play, and I have flash working in firefox. So the audio is OK. But I still can't even start a DVD, I get "broken". That's the name of the drive icon on my desktop. I thought it might have to do with regionset so I downloaded it but can't find a way to veiw it to see what the settings are. I did not download the NON-FREE codecs, although I see that in synaptics under "installed (local or obsolete)" I have both "libdvdcss2 and w32codecs".