Posted 27 November 2010 - 11:36 AM
Wow I am late replying to this thread sorry
In general when I come across a bad Cd/DVD rom drive I clean it out really good with compressed air and check the laser internally (If the customer wants to pay for it. its actually cheaper for them to replace it unless its blue ray) if this doesn't solve the problem I just replace it. Drives are inexpensive enough just to replace when they go bad. In my experience other than the lasers I am not really sure what causes them to go bad unless its a firmware problem.
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