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dvd drive not reading discs

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#1 trist077


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Posted 17 August 2014 - 11:25 AM

2 laptops 1 windows 7 64bit the other visa 32 bit and both do the same


right sometimes it reads music cds and imports into itunes like i want it too and ither times it wont

and drive reads discs as blank most times


both laptops itunes removed and installed latest and correct versions

dvd drives uninstalled at device manager and reinstalled at startup


sometimes when imports cd in itunes it only recordered part of it


at the end of my tether ow never had a job like it any ideas

mainly just does not read music discs correctly

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#2 Kilroy


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Posted 17 August 2014 - 12:35 PM

Most likely the optical drive is failing.  You could probably pick up a cheap USB CD Drive to replace it.

#3 trist077

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Posted 19 August 2014 - 01:50 PM

plugged in usb drive and the same reads discs as blank

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