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My acer aspire 5100 has stopped detecting cd / dvd drive. When i insert a CD the Orange light blinks instead of Green, it appears as if the drive is reading CD but nothing happens, also the CD Drive is not seen in the MY COMPUTER, it only shows the hard drives on the system, Kindly guide me, thanks

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Try the following:

  • Use a CD Cleaner (Or try with a soft cloth with a spirit)
  • Worse case scenario, you will need to take it to repair shop to change leaser head.

Posted on Jan 02, 2011

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