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My eMachine won't read disks!

I have a 3230 that for reasons best known to itself has stopped reading disks - won't even recognise when one has been loaded.

I have tried searching for driver updates, uninstalling and re-installing the driver and rolling back to a previous driver.....and that's where my tech knowledge ends. Help!

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Hi,
dependant on how old the drive is.
the drives laser may have failed-burnt out.
the only sure way to determine the drives functionability, is to remove it and setup in another pc. assuming this is a desktop.
dvd drives, are now relatively cheap, so it might be an easier option, to replace the drive with a new one.

Thankyou for using Fixya.

Mike @ compurepair.

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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