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    Ryan Stiers May 11, 2010

    Does the CD/DVD Drive appear in My Computer?



    Can you go to the Device Manager (Control Panel > Double Click System > Click the Hardware Tab > Click Device Manager Button. The click the plus sign (+) beside CD/DVD Rom Drives. Right click your CD/DVD Rom drive that is listed there and click Properties) Does the box that open up when you click properties give you an error code (Error Code 39, Error Code 11, etc)?

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So u are saying that cd drive is not reading the cds that means it is present in my computer's drive section as cd/dvd drive but if u put cd's then it wont read light blinks in the drive but data doesnt com up

ok try this

open drive tray if u can see the shiny eye like lens pls clean it physically with a tissue paper or very soft cloth used to clean lcd with a circular motion but very gently with soft hands and then try the cd

otherwise my friend if it doent work now then ur cd drive's lens is weakened by use u have to get the drive replaced there is no other solution for that it was the last hope
if ur problem is something else ur cd drive is not showing up in my computer then tell me it is something else


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From the problems you're having, im assuming you have reloaded or updated your windows install, as you seem to be missing codecs and drivers.
The codecs are what allow the computer to recognize different video formats, to get full support for video formats, i would suggest going to download.com search for 'codec pack' and download the 'windows essentials media codec pack'. That should solve your problem, however if it does not you can also try a different media player, the best one is free and is called VLC media player, and can be downloaded from download.com as well.
The memory card reader most likely just needs a device driver. here is a list of all the device drivers available for your laptop from sony : http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/swu-list.pl?mdl=VGNNS135ES&LOC=3 scroll down to ' Memory card reader/writer' and expand by clicking the '+' next to it then download it and install. you may want to have a look at the list to make sure theres nothing else you need if you have infact had windows reloaded since purchasing the laptop.

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You could try reseating it. Should be a little popout button that you push, it pops out and you can pull the drive out. Then just push it back in. See if that helps. Otherwise it may just be bad.

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