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Compaq CD Drive

I have been having problems with my CD drive for quite some time. It won't read any disc that is inserted. It just plainly doesn't work.

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  • joshhsoj1902 Jan 04, 2008

    i have a similar problem. but the CD-drive is not dead. it works on boot up if i try to use the Compaq recovery disk. but when i get into windows it no longer works. it finds it but their is a problem with the driver (code 39 i believe), i have tried 2 working CD-Roms with the same problem and same error.



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It appears that the CD drive has failed. My DVD drive did that and I ended up replacing it. They have become fairly inexpensive. You can replace your CD drive with a DVD/RW drive for about $30. I like to use to find cheap computer components. Just check back regularly and a DVD/RW drive should show up.

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