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Dvd-rw is not being detected by bios

While a cd was in the drive my cousin acidently jerked the notebook. After restarting the notebook my cd-dvd drive is not getting detected by the bios & there is no dvd drive icon in the my computer window. nero says no cd-dvd drives found. After opening and closing the drive several times the drive started getting detected but now again after 2 days its not getting detected.My os is Xp home.

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You may try removing and reseating the cd/dvd player in the machine. There may be a slide lock or you may need to un-screw, slide the player out then reinsert the player. It is sound like the contacts are barely making a connection. Let me know what happens. Good Luck, Tim

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