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Dvd-cd rw drive

When you put a disk into the cd drive the green light flashes and you can it start to spin then it quits. The light goes out, the cd stops and nothing more happens.

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This means that your CD-rom drive does not read the CD, it could be that the CD is a different format (DVD, for example) or the lens is dirty or Your drive is faulty. see if your drive is compact or dvd and try the right formats. Try clean your CD-drive lens. If all this does not fix the problem, your drive is faulty. And needs repair.

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• Minimum system requirements: 800 MHz Intel® Pentium® III
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