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Computer HI. My cd-rw/dvd-rom Combo Drive has A Problem.The Problem It Won't red the drive .I put A Dc in the Drive It Won't bring It Up why.Could you tell Me How To fix It. My computer is not reading any cd's or DVD's. How do I fix this problem. My computer did not come with any driver disks. Thank you.

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  • Super Mom2 Jan 08, 2009

    IThank you. Where do you get a cleaning disk? Also, it doesn't reconize any disk that is inserted, like the driver isn't there. So I doubt it will load a cleaning disk. Any other suggestions?

  • Super Mom2 Jan 08, 2009

    Great. I will try this!

  • Super Mom2 Jan 09, 2009

    I needed to contact HP and they had me uninstall the driver and reinstall it. I will keep it clean though thanks to your advice!

    Cheers.

  • edeg86 Feb 13, 2009

    i ahve exactly the same probably i uninstalled its driver but now i cant find the driver for the cd-rom on the internet help please?

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Try a cleaning disc ...

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    Jay Glendenning Jan 08, 2009

    They are available just about anywhere you can buy CD DVD discs

    If the eye is dirty .. that is a possible "response" .. not recognizing a disc being inserted



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    Jay Glendenning Jan 09, 2009

    What happened after the cleaning?

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    Jay Glendenning Jan 09, 2009

    That would have been the next step .. but as a "tech" and when someone says its not working/reading .. we try to make sure that we eliminate "environmental"issues.



    Thanks for the rating ... Hope to be of help to you again .. if you ever need it ..



    Crayz

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