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I have an hp/compaq nc8430 laptop with XP pro with a cd/dvd ram drive. The dvd player stopped working first, then eventually the cd player dont work either now, they just sit their for a while then make a few spins of the disc then go silent and lifeless. I checked for the upper and lower filters in regedit, it has none. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, thanks.

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Go to device manager, uninstall secondary ide channel,restart pc

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