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CD tray opens and closes fine, but would not read any form of CD or DVD. Also this drive is not recognised when I open ' my computer' ( ie the icon has disappeared)
Also when I check the drive in Device manager, I could see some yellow signs on the drive ( either yellow question mark or exclamation marks)

Can any body help with this.

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    my cd/dvd drive is not reconized when itunes is installed, when i removed itunes everything worked fine again.

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Cheak cd rom data cable pluge in maight be cable is unpluged and verify the port connection also

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