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Cd and dvd drive do not read anytihing

When i insert a cd in my computer nothing happen. i have a acer laptop model aspire 4720z. i canb hear a sound of the computer reaiding my cd, but no pop pop screen. it's like if my cd reader doesn't exist anymore or is not link to the pc.

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Your CD rom lens needs to be cleaned by a lens cleaner...

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