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My dvd/cd-rom canot play or read

It seems like the dvd player is not working it canot read or play any disk.

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Your driver has become corrupted.
Go into device manager, and delete the drive.
Download the most recent driver from the manufacturers website to a location you can find on your PC.
Restart PC.
Let windows recognize the new hardware, and point it to the file you just downloaded when it askes for driver.

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