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I can't insert any cd's.

Whenever I try to insert cd/dvd's the laptop takes the cd, but then makes this weird vibrating sound, and then ejects it. Anyone know what's wrong?

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Check whether your laptop has dvd-rom or cd-rom. cd-rom cannot read dvd. so, you have to buy a dvd-rom. other case, maybe your cd/dvd corrupted.

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Maybe the laser eye is jammed. It tracks back and forth reading data from the disc.
You may either replace the drive or have it repaired.
I had one on my PC do the same vibrating, clicking noise. It only cost 40.00 to replace.
But for a laptop, you're looking between 60-100 dollars to replace.
You can see how much it would cost to repair first, but my guess is it would be cheaper to replace.

Posted on Jul 12, 2009

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