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CD drive makes a lot of noise but wont recognise any disk i put in.

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Your cd drive lens need to cleaning.and your cd drive lens preset may not currect position.if you know how to open cd drive cover then try to turn your preset to currect position .sorry i can not discribe and explain hear that how to open cd drive cover.

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