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My computer wont let me play any of my cd/dvd/softwaredisc...

After i insert any disc into my hard drive theres nothing happen on it. like disabled

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    My CD/DVD doesn't work when a disk is inserted.
    There isn't any sound coming from the computer. Nothing is happening

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I assume you're referring to music CDs. What media player are you useing. What happens when you open windows media player and hit play --> CD audio? Any error messages?

The CDROM drive may be bad.

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Well id say ur disk drive is disabled.. try ot go to device manager and enable the disk drive.. if u dont know how to do that just tell me which OS(operating system) u have and ill go form there.

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