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Laptop My cd drive is not reading the cd or dvd. Hcan i troubleshoot it to find out what is the problem?

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1) Open the registy editor. To do so, type "regedit" into vista's start bar search pane or the run program on XP's start bar.

2) Navigate to this location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

3) Erase the "Upperfilter" and "Lowerfilter" keys. DO NOT erase the "Lowerfilter.bak"

4) Restart your computer.

5) Profit???

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