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The lens over the laser may just have a layer of dust on it. As it it already broken it can not hurt to carefully disassemble it and gently dust off the lens with a Q-tip. You have to be very gentle as the assemble that focuses the lens is extremely delicate. As far as replacing goes, Laptops generally have proprietary drives and you simply purchase a replacement from the manufacturer. In desktops you have a much broader selection. You just have to make sure you buy one with the required interface. IDE,SATA,ect...
Hope this helps you, Feel free to contact me if you need more help. If you give me the make and model of your computer I will find you the best price on a replacement drive if you fail to clean the lens. If this helps you please take the time to go back and rate it fixya.
Posted on Aug 04, 2008
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