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Dvd drive drive wont work will any drive work in 3003 laptop Want to replace Acer Aspire DVD rom Drive

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Normally disk drives doesn't need drivers...it will get installed not to the OS but to the BIOS...else you have a problem with the drive...you can find it out in the bios menu...

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How to reomve a faulty CD/DVD drive from the Acer Aspire 5510 to enable replacement.


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With a number of software manufacturers using DVDs to distribute their software releases, having a Acer Aspire 5510 DVD-ROM Drive is not only convenient but is practically essential to keep up with software releases. Unfortunately, if your laptop doesn't have a DVD drive, installing one isn't quite as simple as it would be if you were installing the drive into a desktop computer. This doesn't mean that installing a laptop DVD drive is difficult, provided you purchase one that is compatible with your laptop. 1. Check to ensure compatibility between your laptop and the Acer Aspire 5510 CD-RW Drive you purchase. The best ways to do this are to purchase your DVD drive directly from your laptop manufacturer, look for compatibility information on the drive's packaging or ask a knowledgeable sales associate. If buying online, make sure to read all of the drive's profile to check for compatibility information. 2. Remove the Acer Aspire 5510 DVD-ROM CD-RW Combo Drive that your laptop currently has. Flip the laptop over, setting it on a sturdy surface with the side that the existing drive is on facing you. Depending on how the laptop is designed, you should find 1-to-3 screws holding the drive in place; these screws may be on the bottom of the laptop or on the side next to the drive. Unscrew the screws and set them aside for later use. 3. Flip the laptop back over. Carefully remove the old drive, pulling gently yet firmly if you encounter resistance/ This will be the drive unplugging from the laptop's drive interface, so a small amount of resistance is not unusual. Once the drive is free of the laptop, set it aside. 4. Slide the new Acer Aspire 5510 Combo Drive into the empty drive port. Make sure that you press it all the way in so that the drive will plug in to the drive interface. Once the drive is in completely, replace the screws to secure the drive. 5. Boot up your laptop. Your operating system will detect new hardware and will load temporary drivers for the DVD drive; insert the driver disc that came with the drive to install the manufacturer's drivers in order to get optimal use out of your new Acer Aspire 5510 DVD-ROM CD-RW Combo Drive.
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Jan 10, 2011 | Acer PC Laptops

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Acer aspire 3690, my cd-rom will play movies, audio and some old games can be read but mostly refuses to read most of my game disks now, any ideas??


Try an external DVD drive that you can connect to your USB port. The drive you have in the laptop either has a dirty laser lens, which you can carefully clean with a "Q" and alcohol, or the laser itself may be going out. The drive can be replaced. You mentioned you have a cd-rom. If you can play movies (DVD) it is more likely a DVD drive instead of a cd-rom. CD-ROMs can only read data or music.

Nov 19, 2010 | Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

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It wont detect a dvd on my acer aspire 5315 laptop


If your laptop won't detect DVD drive try and check connection first. Turn your laptop upside down and remove three maybe four screw (deepens on laptop) directly over a DVD drive and pull drive out. Blow some compressed air inside of laptop and check for anything abnormal on drive itself. Then put it back in and check if it works. If not it's either bad DVD drive or bad motherboard. Thanks and good luck.

Apr 17, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook

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My dvd and cd rom does not pick up dvd but only cd's


Is it really a DVD drive? DVD drives can pick both with ease but a CD drive cannot pick DVD's.

Nov 29, 2009 | Acer TravelMate 512DX Notebook

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Cd/dvd-rom drive E: not detected


plz check in the bios the cd rom is enable, then check the datacables try with a new data cable

Jun 19, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5315-2153 Notebook

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My computer says i dont have a dvd-rom but its there


hello i a have couple of questions is the dvd the one that came with the computer or did u buy it somewhere 1 if it the one that came with the acer then try here to get the drivers http://driver-pro.com/related/english/hardware-drivers/?gclid=COiGzNu-vZkCFQVhnAod41hc7w&hit=1&adurl=12034
when u get to the site scroll down slect from the list ur operating sys slect dvd and so on that should fix the problem
hope this helps you
bob

Mar 25, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3100-1405 Notebook

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Acer aspire can't find the dvd to play cd's


In the device manager, select the DVD ROM and UNINSTALL / REMOVE the device.  Restart Windows . . . did this work?  If not, boot into your CMOS and see if the drive is being detected by the motherboard... if yes, look further and make sure the settings for the drive are correct. Make sure that all IDE interfaces are enabled in the CMOS settings (both)

Dec 13, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook

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Laptop drive


dear sie

computer acer aspire 1360 pc dvd drive dease not book
dvd driver stop working c drive was over laoded and the computer whent in to disk clean and deletelte the driver for the dvd rom i can no longer play cd dvd or use the crw or dvd RW ASPIRE 1360 2.8GHZ
PLEASE CAN YUO HELP LOST THE DISK THAT CAM WITH THE MACINE
YUORs garyfifiled@talktalk .net

Jul 28, 2008 | Acer Aspire 1360 Notebook

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DVD-RW optical drive


is your dvd detected in bios ?
if yes, it's windows issue.
follow the step by step from this link:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060

Feb 29, 2008 | Acer Aspire 3003WLCi Notebook

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Dvd drive


its u r dvd drive laser eye problem.replace u r dvd drive

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