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Dell inspiron 1300 dvd cd not working

Laptop is 3 years old and Iam a complete novice.when i put a cd or dvd in the drawer it makes all boot up sounds like its reading the disk but wont play

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  • greggrm Jan 10, 2009

    sorry for not replying sooner but with my work im only on my home pc at week ends so any help anyone can offer is appreciated

  • greggrm Jan 17, 2009

    Sorry no nothing.

  • greggrm Jan 17, 2009

    old dogs new tricks.This is my first pc i am 45 years old and might never have had one if i had not been premoted in my job and had to be semi literate on computers. I think i am one tenth towards that so please be gentle with me.

  • greggrm Jan 17, 2009

    HOW?

  • greggrm Jan 17, 2009

    How do i go live chat?

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When you put the disk in, in my pc, does it show up as running? There's more to this that can help with by going on line and asking for Just_Bobz

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    bob collins Jan 10, 2009

    You didn't answer the question

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    bob collins Jan 17, 2009

    This one is going to be very hard to diagnose if you don't stay on track

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    bob collins Jan 17, 2009

    Can youo go live chat for me and I can can go baby steps

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    bob collins Jan 17, 2009

    On the screen that you are responding to, do you see in the upper right about chat live now?

  • bob collins
    bob collins Jan 17, 2009

    Did you click on that live chat button?

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I have a bell inspiron 1300 and when i type my


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