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I have a dell inspiron 1525 and the dvd and cd drive wont work

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First of all, check that the computer can seet he DVD drive in "My Computer" (By "see" i mean that there is an icon theres showing that it knows there is a DVD present.**

If there is, when you insert a disc, can you see the green ready light on the DVD?

If you have tried several DVD and CD,s and none work, there is a possible power issue with the drive
You can try and remove the screw that retains the drive into the laptop, pull out the drive and re-insert it gently but firmly, sometimes this wakes up the drive.

** if the computer cannot see the drive, please repost and I'll go through the proceedure to get it recognised

Posted on Dec 31, 2010

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