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CD ROM Drive doesn't read CDs!

My LG CRN 8245B on my IBM ThinkPad doesn't work. It always displays the message, "Please insert a disk into drive E:.". I tried to solve it by using Windows Help and Support Center but it still doesn't work as I could not update, reinstall my driver. What can I do?

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Re: CD ROM Drive doesn't read CDs!

These compact CD drives break more easily than standard desktop drives. Your drive will probably need to be replaced. First I would try removing and re-inserting the drive (maybe even a few times) There is probably one screw or a slide switch under the laptop to allow the CD drive to be removed. IF that does not help, have you cleaned the lens? You have easy access to the lens when the drive is open. If you have any camera lens cleaning equipment use that, if not 91% rubbing alcohol and a q-tip will work. Just don't rub too much or apply much pressure at all. Just lightly sweep away any dust. If none of the above work I would look for a replacement. The CD burner or DVD burner drives are typically more reliable and last longer.

Posted on Jul 07, 2007

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Does this drive also burn cd's?

Dear bobrvm ,
LG CRN 8245B is CD-ROM DRIVE you can't able to burn disk using this drive.for more specification. click on below link.

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Need Driver for Dell Laptop (Latitude D600) CD drive(LG CRN 8245B)

It should be availble for free download from either the Dell website or the LG website. Just follow links for support and downloads.

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Insert disk in drive does not work, except with music cds which work but program disks do not.

hey 1st thing u need to know is "were is the problem" then u see how u can fix it.....the prob can be frome 2 things..frome cd rome itself or from ur operating system (assuming that u have already tried a copple of disks) try the cd rom on otha pc rather then urs...or if u cant do that putt ur windows xp or any other bootble disk and try to boot frome if it worked well then its ur operating system check the drivers (google)...**** remember "try the 1st solution 1st" gd luck
....and next time try to give more explanation bout the prob, u will be able to solve it fastre ;)....

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My lg cd-rom crn-8245b can burn cds, but it can play cds

hello mplsfanboy,

This drive is not a cd burner. It is only a 24X CD "reader". This means that it reads the cds but not write on a blank one. Here is a link to specs if you need:

I hope this answers your question. I thinkn you are trying to do something that is not supported by the drive.


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LG CDROM drive model#CRN-8245B isnt reading cds

clean the lens of the cd drive,if still the same prblem,check another good/clean cd..if still the same...replace the lens or the cd drive.nothing else..

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Internal cd rom dvd drive not working

If your cd/rom reads sometimes, this maybe helps.
Clean the ribbon cables' connections.There are 4 of them.I've done that and now it's ok.

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Only reads some disks.

hi try taking a air can spray with a nozzle and clean the laser eye other option is to buy a more quality CD's good luck

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