Equium A200-1V0: DVD-RAM UJ-850 s does not read data discs

My laptop seems to have decided to stop reading data disks.
However, there is no problem with the audio CD, but when I insert a data disc such as the software considers the disk is empty and try to format the drive.
I searched internet day for solutions and tried without success to the following:

Removed the UpperFilters and LowerFilters in the registry.
Uninstalled and reinstalled drivers.
Bought DriverWhiz (waste of money!)
Tried to access disc command prompt that generated the message "incorrect function".
Tried to use the enforcement function and access an exe file that I know is on the disk, but it comes up saying I need to format the drive
Uninstall service packs
I even thought it might be something to do with the MagicVirtual drive I had installed so I uninstalled completely which
I uninstalled real player

I'm about 3 minutes to destroy my laptop so any help would be appreciated.

Laptop: Equium A200 - 1V0
Drive DVD - RW: MAST * a DVD-RAM UJ-850 s ATA
OS: Windows Vista


Deleting upper and lower filters was the first idea that I'd like to share with you, but it seems that you have already tried this solution proposal

How about windows boot CD or a linux live CD?
Is this possible?

If not then I thing that the question could be linked to the wrong material work I m thinking on the issue of laser lenses eventually the laser lens can not calibrate properly and this could be a problem

In this case, only a replacement CD/DVD drive can help greet

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