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Disk drive problems!

I have an Advent 8117 laptop and my diskdrive is not working, it is unable to read any disks (even CD's). Can these diskdrives be replaced? can you help?

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Sure...and it's not that hard to do.

first, turn off your laptop

then turn it on it's back, so bottom is visible

look for a screw in line from cd player..usually about 1/3 of way in

remove that, and the cd should slide right out.

sometimes, that screw is closer to the edge.

get a replacement online, after determining the maker of the cd.

Posted on Mar 13, 2008

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check also the cable to you diskdriver
let me know what happend

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