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Acer aspire can't find the dvd to play cd's

Acer aspire 5735z laptop with vista on it.. when you click on my computer it does not show the dvd and wont' run anything... when you put a cd in a light does go on and sound like its running. in the device manager it kinda shows a dvd/ cdrom thing and says drivers are working... how does one get the computer to detect it and make my cd's work... HELP... I have the exactly the same problem. I tried a dvd-rom cleaner but that was a stupid idea because the computer can't detect that either!

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In the device manager, select the DVD ROM and UNINSTALL / REMOVE the device.  Restart Windows . . . did this work?  If not, boot into your CMOS and see if the drive is being detected by the motherboard... if yes, look further and make sure the settings for the drive are correct. Make sure that all IDE interfaces are enabled in the CMOS settings (both)

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