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DVD drive some time works, some time does not

Hi there ... I am having a very strange behavior in DVD drive of my notebook. The DVD drive of my Toshiba notebook some time reads CDs (once in a 100 tries), and most often it just refuses to respond. Some times the drive reads the CD after I clean the drive, some times when I insert the try by applying pressure on a corner of the tray. But out of say 100 tries, the drive responds once or twice. I could not figure out any standard procedure to make it work continiously. Is it time to give up hope on the drive?? or is it some mechanical trouble which can be fixed by some rudimentary correction? Regards, Devashish

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Re: DVD drive some time works, some time does not

First try uninstalling the dvd drive go to start/control panel/system/hardware/device manager look for dvd/cd-rom drives right click dvd - uninstall reboot afterwards so winxp will re-install drivers if this does not work, go to look for downloads for your dvd/cd drives just make sure you have the right model so the file you download will be exact and correct

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