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It doesn'tread the cd/dvd drive. The cd rom spins, etc. Is there something we should check. I even tried an external drive and it doesn't read that either. Thank You

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Thanks for the details you have mentioned. The steps you have taken are correct and if the System/ hardware is ok, it should boot from CD Drive. Whenever i have faced such an issue, i always started afresh to check each hardware (CD, DVD, ROM, Hard Disk, Cables, Connections etc) and most of the times the issue was optical drive or CD/DVDs.

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Thak you for yor query

To ensure the CD/DVD is clean please try booting from a known working PC, from what you are describing it may not be your CD drive

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Right Click my computer. Go to properties.Hardware tab; Device manager; See under device manager ! any yello sign; ETC;


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