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Combo drive not working

My combo drive is not reading any cds, dvds, software, mp3, anything?

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  • sumrani1 May 29, 2008

    i think the lens doesnt slide up and down. i tried manually moving it but it only showed the files on an audio cd. when i tried playing it no sound came out

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When a rom cat read anything then that means maybe the cable is bad,if the cable is good then u can adjust the variable resistor under the lens then if that doesnt work then u can change the rom but i believed that adjusting the lens variable resistor will solve the problem.

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Plz try cleaning the rom with lens cleaner if the problem persists you can try by changing the datacable,if the problem remains then you have to change the rom

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