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Sadly if you have tried a number of CD's in this (I'm assuming its a DVD/CDRW drive), then the drive may be broken. If it spins the disc up when you put it in and there are no rattles (indicating a worn bearing), you could try a DVD cleaning disc which will clean the laser lens, which might help, but depending on how old the drive is, there is a chance it is simply worn out

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