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I cannot get a dvd to play, nor can eject it

On my dell Inspiron 1200 (purch. in 2005) I pushed the eject button on the DVD tray, inserted the DVD and pushed in the tray. Because of a current vision problem I had my laptop propped up at a 45 deg.angle with the front to the laptop up toward my head and the screen lowered toward the table. ( I've loaded dvds before this way without any problems. The DVD would not play. When I pushed the eject button on the tray there was no green light on the side and it would not eject. Also, the first of four indicator lights above my keyboard flickered for about two minutes and the computer was very slow. Also, a little icon of a CD flashed on the right lower side of my screen a few times.

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I think you have CD RAM and DVD ROM i had also the problem of read dvd but i buy CD/DVD RAM Now my drive is working properly and successfully
if you have CD RAM and DVD ROM then change it to CD/DVD ram because in case of CD RAM and
DVD ROM it may read CD but not DVD but sometimes it can read DVD also but when we copy data
to computer it may freeze or give us error so i give you one suggest to buy a new CD/DVD RAM

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