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Dell Inspiron 1300 Laptop 8x DVD Drive

When attempting to load a software disc with the DVD reader it sometimes works fine, but sometimes it seems to stick after the first step in the program and one has to remove the disc and start again, which is not convenient. Can it be that the reader is sticking in the guides? Any suggestions?

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  • colin7 Oct 05, 2008

    If only life was that simple. It is definitely a drive problem as the CD works fine every time on another PC. thanks

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I think there might be a problem wit the DVD that you are inserting.

so wat you do insert the DVD before startin the installation. open "mycomputer" go the CD drive right click and then click explore copy all the contents in the dvd. paste it in your harddisk after you are done with the copyin process try installin the software from your hard disk.

i m sure installaion wont hang and ur installation process also will be fast 

good luck :)

Posted on Oct 04, 2008

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