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My cd-rom won't read the disk that i am putting in.

I put in a disk and the cd-rom won't read it. It makes a weird humming noise like it is trying to read the disk, but it won't read it.

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If you have a can of air, blow it softly into the cd-rom to make sure dust isn't causing the laser to act weird. Then try a couple of different cd's to be sure and if the problem still exists, then the cd-rom is bad and it will have to be replaced.


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