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Acer Aspire 5610z will not detect the CD Drive or content

Using VISTA home premiun. The laptop has no problem detecting or playing the DVD content. However it will not detect the CD drive or the content. I have uninstalled using device Manager but to no avail. All drivers seem up to date. At the end of my tether with this.

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Try cleaning the lens on the dvd/cd drive with a qtip and dip it in alcohol 70%. But I've personally done this few times with just water not having the alcohol around.

Carefully clean the lens with the wet end of the qtip, roll it a few times (max 3) then dry it with the other end and see if it can read your cd's

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