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Dvd not detected

by bl4ckvip3r / February 28, 2009 11:24 PM PST

Ok my dvd drive is not working properly. If i insert a disk into the drive it will not spin or be detected at all, unless i reboot the laptop with the disk in. But then if i remove it and insert another i have to do the same thing. I have tried booting in safe mode etc... also tried updating the driver via the device manager.

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Tried Removing Upper/Lower Filters?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / March 1, 2009 9:09 AM PST
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still nothing
by bl4ckvip3r / March 6, 2009 4:21 AM PST

still nothing, when i try to access the disk it says please insert one, even if there is one in the drive, unless the disk has been in from boot.

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In Such Cases, We Replace the Drive..
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / March 6, 2009 7:31 AM PST
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Of course, you could verify the cables and such are connected correctly to the drive and if you happen to have a lens cleaner disc, you could try that..... but since it's not performing as designed, and new DVD burners are cheap and easy to replace, we simply replace it.. Saves on time and money here..

Hope this helps.

Grif

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