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Pioneer DVR K17A don't read CDs

My disk drive in my laptop (Acer Aspire 5315) only reads DVDS. it suddenly quit reading cds. What can I do to fix this? My OS is VISta. Thank you

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Does the player play Audio disks? if so then it could be a software issue. It sounds more like the CD laser has died on your unit. The CD/DVD unit has two lasers, one for the CD side of things and another for the DVD. If still under warranty get replacement.
Hope this helps.
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Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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