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I have a CD ROM that is no longer being recognized by my Vista laptop.

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Hi, if after a few computer restarts, it still fails to recognize, save your important docs etc, and do a system recovery back before the time you noticed the error.

If after 2/3 attempts still no sign, you are looking at a complete system install!

But first try accessing "Device Manager" clich DVD/CD/Rom Icon. Click Remove.

Restart computer, hopefully this should force a new item found and installing prog sign should appear during startup?

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