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Laptop cd/dvd drive broke

The CD/DVD in my Acer Aspire laptop appears to be broken. I can no longer burn with it, and windows does not recognize a disk inside of it. Can I purchase a replacement part and install it myself? How much do these parts ususally cost? Thanks Kenn

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  • rsimp Dec 09, 2007

    call 720-436-3360

  • thanhtu_sgpq Jun 13, 2008

    yes

  • chrissutton6 Sep 12, 2008

    burner run exellant for 1 year,then slowled to a complete stop.Even using nero 7 individidually will result in burn process failed in all formatmback up>Any ideas,i reckon the laser cud be NFG!

  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    how do you change the dvd driver in an acer 3690-2050 laptop?

  • muckaz Sep 11, 2009

    i can no longer burn cd as my drive software has been removed i think how do i fix this please help thanks pete

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Laptops are notorious for the air-flow conditions. The fan will draw air where it can find it, and place contaminants on the lens(s). Personally I've experienced this across a variety of mfg's product.

 You've already tried using a "cleaner" cd (usually a waste), instead get a GOOD optical cleaning cloth and cleaning solution. Then CAREFULLY clean the lens(s) (use minimal solution!). This usually corrects the issue. If you don't feel confident in this, then find a local car stereo repair facility, and for a few bucks they'll clean it-hope this helps.

Posted on Oct 13, 2007

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Have someone check out the comp before spending on a new drive. my comp did that and I simply rebooted windows to get it working again. not sure about the tech stuff, but the drive might not be broken.

Posted on Apr 17, 2007

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Hi Kenn yes u can replace your drive if u have the knowledge, if not seek professional help.Another thing it is not expensive.

Posted on Dec 21, 2006

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