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I have a dell inspiron 530s desktop and my cr-rom dvd player does not work. It does not recognize any disc inserted!

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Get a CD-Cleaning Kit and clean the drive properly. If the CD/DVD -ROM does not work, replace the drive.

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HI,
If the drive was working fine earlier , and has suddenly quit working , Remove all media from the drive. Download and run the following patch from micorsoft . If it doesnot fix the issue the dirve would have to replaced.

Microsoft Fixit

Once you are on the above link. click on the green button that says run now.

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insert another dvd. if same happens then restart the computer and try once more .
..again fails please reinstall the driver or shutdown the computer .
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