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No dvd being read in my acer 4520 laptop

Ive tried insering many discs but it dosent read them and sometimes says discs are corrupt this is happening for the past 2 mnths but da same dics were workin a few months earlier pls reply here or mail me at rohit91939@yahoo.com

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  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2009

    My Acer Aspire 4520 cannot read any kind of disc.

  • chhaynemo007 Feb 25, 2009

    My acer aspire 4520 cannot read any kind of disc but about 2 months ago it is still working. It is DVD and CD write.

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Since on a laptop the laser lens is right in the open with the drive open, it's easy to get it dirty. Try cleaning it with a cotton swab moistened with cleaner or isopropyl alcohol and see if discs read.

It's also possible you have a bad drive. Like any other electronic device, it is possible for a drive to "just quit working" properly. The problem with laptop drives is that they aren't all alike, so you can't just pick up and install a generic replacement like you could on a desktop machine. The easiest solution to a bad internal drive is to get a USB external drive, which has the benefit that you can use it on other computers as well.

Hope this helps!

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