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My dvd/cd drive is not reading cds and not recording. how can i fix this problem

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Hello,

Check if the drive is identified by your O/S. Check if it is properly configured in BIOS. Check the connectors IDE/SATA & Power connector to the drive. If this doesn't help, check the same drive on other PC.

Otherwise replace with a new one..

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