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I have acer laptop..ram-256,memory-40gb. my cd driver is corrupted and it is unable to read cds. a dangerous virus(heur) and some other malwares and trojans have affected my system files specially .exe files. i need to format my laptop and install a new windows xp.. how can i do it when my cd driver is unable to read cds??? please help me out....i am in serious trouble..

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  • Aniruddh Chatterjee Jan 08, 2009

    travelmate 2400 series
    model no.-FL50


  • Aniruddh Chatterjee Jan 08, 2009

    i am sorry...i am not so literate about computer...can you please describe me in a placid language

  • Aniruddh Chatterjee Jan 08, 2009

    how to buy a cd drive for my laptop??

  • Sean Osborne
    Sean Osborne May 11, 2010

    What is the model name and number of your Acer laptop?

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You will need to buy a new CD drive for your laptop. They are fairly easy to install. If you want help finding a CD drive, please reply with your exact model number (i.e. Travelmate 2410, Travelmate 2420, etc). If you need help installing the CD drive, please ask.

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  • Sean Osborne
    Sean Osborne Jan 08, 2009

    I need the exact model number of your laptop to help you find a CD drive.

    It should be written somewhere on the laptop. It will say Travelmate 2410 or something similar.


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    Sean Osborne Jan 08, 2009

    This might be an easier way to find the drive: please remove the CD drive and look for the model number on the CD drive.

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Inter change the system bus
or check the jumper setting properly

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