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Have a sony cd player in my desktop that is not being recoginized. won't play any cd not able to even put the original cd software in to reinstall.

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A CDROM does not have to be installed for it to work since Windows automatically sees it. if it cannot be recognized there are only 3 possible things that are the problem 1. The cables are not properly plugged into it. 2. It has been disabled in the BIOS and 3. It is defective.

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