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Not recognize standard cd

After 3 months my cd drive stop to recognize standard cds. No one standard cd can not be readed. Indikator lamp lights on and it try to read it but without success. At the same time dvd cd is working properly and I can read it, watch dvd films etc!

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  • Ljubinko Pavlovic May 15, 2007

    TO Jackboy

    First of all I tried with cd cleaner.

    Also I remember very good that the seller refuse to give a warranty for this product!

    And third, I agree that it looks like a hardware failure!?

  • Ljubinko Pavlovic May 16, 2007

    I had no idea to try with music cd's. I will try today after my job. I detected problem with data cd's. There are cd's which I used until a few days ago with this drive. Problem is any data cd. I installed this drive in another PC to eliminate problems with win instalation, motherboard, cables etc, tried all combination about /master/slave/cable select/ but problem always remain.
    But in all combinations, dvd discs WORK FINE!

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Your gadget really is faulty. inside it has two lenses, one for dvd and one for cd. the one responsible for cd has failed.

Posted on May 16, 2007

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Try a CD cleaner disk This is a special disk with a little brish embedded and some solution just follow the instructions. If that fails- then it is a component failure. which will mean a new drive - can you get it replaced under warranty out there?

Posted on May 15, 2007

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    john ash May 15, 2007

    Come back to your original comment Stop Standard CD's What type of CD's Music or Data or Any.
    Could it be a software failure then.
    What software do you have loaded to read CD's?

  • john ash
    john ash May 16, 2007

    Having researched this
    Johannah has beat me to it
    The CD laser has failed.
    So if it is a recent purchase it should be swapped

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