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Cd is not recognized - help!

I have had my m45-s165 for about 2 years and now I can only use my cdrom drive (d:) to read DVD's. It will not recognize any data or audio cd's. Any clue what is wrong?

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  • Suz0718 Jan 26, 2008

    I did the canned air and restore and got some results, but mostly to get it to read the drive I went around about way. I opened my software that burns software and selected the feature to make a copy of the cd and it read the files. I then went back to the cd drive via my computer and it finally read it. I kept doing that several times with different cd's and got the contents copied from the cdrom to my hard drive. I suspect that I will have to replace the drive too. Thanks for your help!!

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TRY CLEANING LASER LENS with canned air & IF THIS DOESNT HELP RESTORE COMPUTER WITH RESTORE DISC THAT CAME WITH SYSTEM AFTER THAT IF NO DIFFERENT RESULTS I SUPECT THE CD/DVD ROM DRIVE IS BAD

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