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Cd-rom Drive Not Working


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#1 MQ1

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Posted 05 March 2008 - 06:32 PM

Hello I have a gateway with windows xp.My cd-rom drive quit working. I put a cd in and the light blinks like normal and the cd spins but stops and media player does not pop up. I tried to run D: drive in run and it says please insert a disk. Put in a disk still please insert a disk. I tryed to run Drive D in safe mode and same thing. Any thoughts do I need a new cd-rom.I tryed cleaning with air duster bo luck. Also it a lite-on LTR-48246S .

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Posted 05 March 2008 - 06:49 PM

Sounds like either the laser is really dirty or its dead. You could try opening the drive up and cleaning the Laser with rubbing alcohol. Thats about the last resort.
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Posted 05 March 2008 - 06:50 PM

Try cleaning the CD you inserted?

Try playing a music CD?

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Posted 05 March 2008 - 07:17 PM

When all else fails try deleting the upper and lower filter keys
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060
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