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My Compaq C700 Laptop can not Read any CD in the DVD drive.

My new Laptop Compaq C790EI can not read any CD or DVD in the drive even it cant read any software, can anyone help? what could be the cause and what can i do to solve this problem?

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Maybe the diode is broken in your laptop

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its either its a lens problem or that was how the CD/DVD Drive was made.

There are some drives that doesn't play white face discs, that is, they select disc and don't play all CD's, so maybe yours fall under this category.

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Let me explain some things for you to understand what happened with the dvd drive.

A laptop (or desktop) dvd writter drive is actually build around 2 separate optical systems each specialised to deal with either a cd or a dvd type of disk.
A cd has normally around 650mb - 700mb.
A dvd has normally around 4,3gb - 4,7 gb.

But both disks have the sime size. So the larger capacity disk, the dvd has higher data density as related to the disk surface. Therefore because these disks are being read using laser diodes, each diode must be tuned to a specific frequency for each type of disk. A cd is read/written by a 860 nm diode (infrared) and a dvd is read written by a 630 nm diode (red). These are separate optic subcomponents (by the way, a blue ray disk and reader is called blue ray because of the diode that is used to read them, it's on 437nm and it's emitting blue light).
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hi! All of you
thish the cd-rom drive LENCE problem
if you Need to you change completed drive..
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have great day

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