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The cd/dvd drive on my samsung r40 plus laptop doesnt work anymore whenever i put in a cd it hums but does nothing and then just stops

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The first thing I try in this error is to remove the upper lower filters

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060

If that doesn't resolve, then time to check cable connections and BIOS settings to ensure the drive is seen by the motherboard.

Posted on Jul 06, 2008

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