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Toshiba TEAC CD-224E BA - not playing CDs at all

CD player isn't playing CDs at all. Was working perfectly up until recently, but suddenly stopped and not sure why. Driver version is 5.1.2535.0 and running on a Toshiba Tecra 8200 laptop, with Windows XP Pro SP2 (version 2002). Don't know where to start. Some pointers appreciated.

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  • GonzaJ01 Oct 01, 2007

    Further info on problem:

    CD ROM attempts to autorun disk but does not succeed. Attempt to run it manually fails as it cannot detect that there is a disk in the CD ROM drive.

    Hope this clarification helps elicit a response.

  • diffo_tp Jul 11, 2008

    Same problem but with TOSHIBA Satellite Pro 4600

  • missileboat Oct 04, 2008

    Same issue with one exception. Every disk fails to read or run save a single Christmas CD that will play just fine. Everything else fails to read.



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Just replace the drive - the Teac CD-224E is housed in the SelectBay housing and any Teac CD-224E that came out of Toshiba will do. eBay would be your best bet. If you pay more than $10 then you must be a tourist...

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