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CD drive wont read blank or music CDs

My CD drive in my desktop Compaq computer will not recognize ANY type of CDs, i dont get any kind of error message. When i try to burn a CD it says to insert a blank disk even when theres one already in.

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It sounds like the drive is ready for replacement. It may be that the laser lens is dirty so the drive never detects a disc, or it's gotten too weak from age and use. Replacement drives are very cheap, so the best thing to do is replace the drive. You can get a DVD burner now at Newegg (www.newegg.com) for $25.99.

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