cd rom drive not working

I have tried to open my disc drive and noticed that nothing happens. On further inverstifation i have foun that the green light is staying on and it will not open at all. I have also found that the drive is not showing in explorer and does not read at all.

I have looked for solutions so have unistalled the drivers and also looked in the registry for filters but still have the problem. I have tried MS and my fixit.Does it sound like i need a new drive or is there anything else i can try?

Thanks in adance
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  1. Get a new drive. the pretty cheap nowdays :)
  2. £12 for a dvd re-writer, so not worth taking the time to diagnose, just dump it.
  3. where is the best place to get one from? PS. its an aspire laptop!
  4. Ebay, get one cheap !
  5. you can buy a usb cd rom on amazon they are cheap and very effective here is a link

    SANOXY Super Slim External Portable USB 24x CD-ROM Drive
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