CD/DVD Drive wont read any disks!

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Well, that isn't strictly true, it will read one and only one of my disks.

On every other disk I insert, I go into the Drive, and it says 'Please insert disk into drive D:' when I already have a disk in it. But with this one disk, which is only a game, it recognises it. I don't know if this is the problem, but I have left that disk in for a while, without taking it out even when I turned the computer ona and off.

Can anyone help?
 
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There must be something different about the disk it reads and the disks it won't. What are the differences (CD, DVD, factory disk, home-made disk, etc.)?
 

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No... I don't think that's the problem. I forgot to mention, but a screen comes up every time I turn on the computer, which says at the bottom - Boot from CD: Then it proceeds as normal. Is it possible that my computer is booting from this CD?

EDIT: This is the sort of screen, but not mine, just a picture I found off the internet.
 
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Still waiting for detailed descriptions of the CDs. If it reads one and not the other, it is impossible they are identical.

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OK then, if you are so sure, why is the CD that it will read a game, and one of the ones it wont is the expansion for that very same game?
 
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Look at the possibility that one might be a CD and the other a DVD. Many games are distributed on DVD and the "expansions" on CD.

Advice: If you are asking someone to volunteer to help you, strictly out of their own good nature, it would be advisable to cooperate with the person you call on -- and certainly don't be making that person ask more than once for the same information and certainly don't be confrontational.

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