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CD / dvd rom not detecteed on my laptop

Hi my dvd rom is no detected on my computer but there is power in it i can open and shut it. So can you help me please

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  • Joeker001 Apr 06, 2008

    Same notebook, same problem. Occasionally my CD/DVD works, but most time it just doesn't recognize a CD in the drive. It does spin it, and the diagnostics say it's working properly.

    Thanks!

    Joe

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Goto
support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/929461
follow knowledge base instructions should clean up your missing dvd drive..

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