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My cdrom drive wont play any cd rom discs, it starts to make a noise then stops

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The sound you will most probably will be hearing is the drive spinning up and then maybe a couple of clicks as the head tries to track and then read, it may do this is couple of times then give the fail message.
Sad to say but most probably the read heads have gone on the drive.
On the good new side the drives are relatively cheap and easy to replace if its a desktop machine.

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The cdrom is surely bad, it is either you change it or you repair, the lense of the drive must have been damaged.

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