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CD Drive Hello. I just got my laptop back from a local computer store. I was having problems with it at college. I would put a cd into the drive and it would light up and hum like it was reading it but, in the end, nothing would happen on screen. I went to my computer and my disk drive wasn't even listed. The guy who fixed it said that the registry was corrupt and that was why it wasn't working. He recovered the computer and all that jazz but the drive still does the EXACT SAME thing. I was hoping you would be more useful than that man was. Any assistance or advice is welcome. Becky

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You could try a bootable CD and see if it will boot your laptop. This will let you know if the drive is working or that you do have a registry error. You can also go on the laptop makers site and see if there are instructions showing where to correct the entry in the registry.

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