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Re: Disc

You have a Problem with the Laser. Clean the laser.

The Disc will not spin if the Motherboard does not get a signal from the laser that it is seeing the Disc media. Does not have to spin to recognize a CD, or DVD.

Posted on Nov 27, 2007

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