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CD-RW/DVD-ROM can not read and CD or DVD

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I have Toshiba Tecra 9100 netebook. Its CD/DVD ROM can not read CD recently. I tried my CD and DVD. It doesn't work even the original recovery CDs. The CD can rotate inside the DC driver. The reading led indicator show that it is working but the files in CD can not show up.

Is this CD/DVD ROM damaged? Any suggestion? thank you very much.


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Yes..it's most likely kaput. I have a tecra, and I'm on my second CD/DVD replacement. They are easy to find and replace(one screw underneath, and just slide em out)..

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