Satellite L650 - ODD does not read most of the CD or DVD after BIOS update

While DVD copy, asked me to do an upgrade of the bios for the included software on my laptop, so I thought that coming from toshibsa, it must be safe. I closed all my apps and let the update occur, restarted my pc and tried to continue to copy my dvd.

Now my dvd writer does not read most of my CD or DVD, original as well.
I managed to get hold of my previous Bios version after a battle before the update to see if I can go back to my old version, but the executable file runs a program that says the version is older then the one I use, so it will not load it.

Any help would be greatly appreciated I have two days to copy 100 DVDs for a customer and I can't do it now,

I have a laptop Toshiba Satellite L650 running windows 7 64 bit 8 GB memory with a SSD hard drive


> I can return to my old version, but the executable file runs a program that says the version is older then the one I use, so it will not load it

I don t think that the BIOS is the problem here, the point is that CD and DVD support details are stored in the firmware of the CD/DVD drive and NOT in the BIOS of the laptop.
So in my opinion the update of the BIOS is not the reason for your problem.

I think you should check if cleaning the laser lens allows you to read discs.
Use a fluid wadding tip and alcohol to gently clean the laser lens.

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