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CD STILL NOT READING

Thank, got the CD back. but there is an orange light on since. and the CD can still not be open itself. do u think it can be fix. i've uninstall it and install it back. but still no working. i've got my CD by using the PAPER. Nice that SYSTEM... DO U THINK MY DRIVER CAN WORK AGAIN?

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  • Jay Glendenning
    Jay Glendenning May 11, 2010

    I would consider replacing the CD drive .. They are not worth repairing ..

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It sounds like it is broken. It really is not worth getting it repaired as it would cost more than buying a new one.

I can help you install a new one. I just need to know one thing. Does your motherboard handle ATA and/or SATA? I can figure this out if I get the precise model number of your motherboard along with the manufacturer's name.

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