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Sony vaio vgn-fe18gp cd drive has died, no power, no lights

When I start up there's no flashing light on the cd drive and although I have cleared values on upper and lower filters, unistalled drivers, and downloaded latest gear drivers nothing seems to fix it, it seems to be no power to it at all. I have unscrewed the back, checked for loose connections and still no joy. Any help with this will be greatly appreciated!

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  • kostas73 Apr 20, 2009

    yes I have, the device manager reports no problems and lists all drivers

  • kostas73 Apr 20, 2009

    I added a comment 5 mins ago but cannot see it! yes, I did try the device manager and it reports no faults

  • kostas73 Apr 20, 2009

    no I have not done a system restore or reformat, not quite sure how

  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2009

    I have now done a system restore, still no joy!

  • ERIC BAKER May 11, 2010

    Have you tried doing a system restore or a reformat?

  • ERIC BAKER May 11, 2010

    Have you tried going to the device manager to resolve the issue with the cd drive?


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