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DVD/RW LAPTOP PROBLEM

I have a Gateway 6439 laptop. My DVD/RW player reads in use in the properties. No disk are in the system. I believe this problem resulted from stopping a CD while in use. My system has since been slowed and my audio now sounds interupted. Any solutions

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Uninstall the dvd/rw driver, and reinstall it from the Gateway website. Look for your laptop model there, and they have all the drivers and software for your laptop components.

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