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Your drive may not necessarly be bad , what i would do is open the case and switch the ribbon from the harddrive and place it on the cd rom and then place the one that was on the cd rom and put it on the harddrive and boot the computer into the bios and see if the cd rom is now showing up.,
If so good which may mean that the ribbon cable that was originally attached to the cd rom may not be good .
But if still nothing than you can put every thing back the way it was and if the ribbon cable that was attached to the cd rom originally has a extra end to hook up to the cd rom try to use it and see what happnes if still nothing than yes replace the drive they usually run about 30 to 60 dollars ok?
best regards michael
Posted on Oct 05, 2009
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