troubleshooting Question

Windows cannot read disk error?

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I'm running Win XP Pro and when I try to read a CD or DVD in both my drives , I get the following DISK IS NOT FORMATTED error. The message reads " Windows cannot read from this disk. The disk might be corrupted,or it could be using a format that is not compatable with windows"  This has happened before and the only to fix it was to completely re-install Win XP. The CD is good as I can read the data on a different PC. I have tried to run MSCONFIG in diagnostic mode , but nothing seems to work. Any ideas ?
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