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DVD drive doesn't work

The dvd drive doesn't work anymore on my Laptop. it shows as dvd drive(E) on "My Computer" but once a disk is inserterted it doesn't read it. Would it be the rive itself of a bios setting problem. Device manager says that it is working properly??
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  • g-atlantis Sep 30, 2008

    I tried these suggestions but still no luck. Thanks for your assistance though. I guess I will have to look for a new dvd drive for it.

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It's likely that you have a bad drive. Before rushing out to buy another one, remove the device for CD/DVD drive under Device Manager and restart the computer. Let Windows reinstall the driver and see if that helps.

Additionally, you might want to completely remove the drive, check the connections on the end, and also use compressed air to blow out inside where the connection is made.

If after all that, still not working ...bad drive :(

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