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Dvd drive doesnt recognize that a disc is in

I cannot burn or play any disc in my dvd/cd drive. When I put a disc in it just spins and the computer doesnt acknowledge that it is even there. I have a toshiba satelitte A135-S2306 with a pioneer dvd rw drive. I tried to download a new driver and it tells me its working so I dont need one. I am at a loss and our local shop where I purchased it sucks!! I cant seem to find any drives that fit it online either.

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  • jsta Jan 12, 2009

    I go to the device manager and under properties it says "this device cannot start ( code 10)" What does this mean?

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Hi... This is lens problem.. Clean the lens using cleaner disc. and make sure that the dvd/cd rom icon is present inside the My Computer. if not then go to Control Panel->System->Hardware-Device Manager->enable the dvd/cd drive....
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