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My DVD rom refused to load any cd. i checked device manager and discovered it cannot see the dvd rom. Now I need to open my laptop to reattached any disconection that might have occured between the dvd rom and the motherboard. How |do I do this?

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  • 1derful Apr 16, 2008

    Thanks boff1, I fixed it already. it was connected quite alright to the motherboard but the connection was partial. so i took out the dvd rom and replaced it properly and VOILA! that was it. your solution was helpful though.

    cheers
    1derful

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It is unlikely that your dvd unit has become detatched from the motherboard. Does the light come on during boot up? If it does then the connections are probably OK and you should look elsewhere for the cause of the problem.

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