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Help! My Cd drive doesn't detect cd

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by skyx, Sep 3, 2004.

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  1. skyx

    skyx Thread Starter

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    my cd drive doesn't detect any cds
    it shows the drive in my computer but it says no cd is in it
    i tried to reformatt but can't sdince the cd drive doesn't work
    if anyone who knows how to solve or have this problem plz help me
    thanx alot
     
  2. lehatche

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    First, it could be lint or trash has gotten into and covered laser. Second, it could be the drive motor not coming up to speed or not at all! My sugestion would be try a couple of short burst of canned air to make sure you dislodge any dust. Then try a Cd, when drawer closes with a Cd on it, put a finger or two on the face plate you should feel the motor strat up or attempt to do so. If nothing happens then you need to replace Cd player!
     
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