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LED light of CD ROM blinking problem

I have a laptop (Compaq Presario 2205 AL). whenever i turn on my laptop, LED light of CD ROM starts blinking and continuously blinks until i shut down the laptop. and it is also not reading any CD or DVD.
Please help me out to solve this problem.

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Hi may change that cable which connect the main board and cd rom !1 this might resolve ur problem

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Change your cd\dvd rom

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What happens when you turn the computer on?

If the bios is working enough to enable you to boot from a CD download the new bios from asus along with there AFUDOS.exe flash utility and make a bootable CD and copy both to it.

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