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Won'tb reada dis

I put in a new dis and it won't read it i put in a cd with music on it and it won't read it what do i do help

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Try uninstalling the drivers for the CD drive from the device manager, then reboot. The machine will find the drive and reinstall the drivers automatically. If this is a simple driver glitch, then this will fix it. If it doesn't fix it then the drive may have gone out. Let me know if there are any messages that go along with the drive not Reading the disc, or if the drive doesn't recognize the disc at all, after trying the driver reinstall.

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