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Desktop CD drive stopped reading discs

Desktop CD drive stop reading and can be opened only with the pin.

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  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2008

    My CD drive door has difficulty opening but more important, it is not reading. It doesn't recognize any CDs, music, games, etc. I have a Dell Dimension 4550 PC Desktop.

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Try Device Manager....you can also run Hardware troubleshooting. If its just the CD Door that is stuck, try taking the door out. CD ROM's are very inexpensive these days. Worst case, just replace the CD ROM, cost $4.99-$99.99.

Hope it helps.

Posted on Jul 09, 2008

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Replace cd drive and if its still in warrenty then get it serviced.

good luck

Posted on Jul 09, 2008

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