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Gateway P-6860FX laptop problem, need more assistance

You said "Check device manager USB. Suspect faulty CD/DVD drive' I really dont know what all that means. could u be more descriptive so i know exactly what to do, what to go to, and whatnot.

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Is ur cd dvd drive working fine??
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Click start control panel administrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question mark ? right click you will have options to update driver,roll back driver,or select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver or uninstall then reinstall if this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem if you cant see your disk drive in windows explorer
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