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Hp625 cd-rom not reading any cds or dvds

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a b $ Windows 7
May 6, 2011 3:04:02 AM

i need some help repairing my dvd/rw it wont read any kind of cds or dvds please help wot can i do to fix the prob im useing a hp625 laptop and im runnig on windows7 home basic please if any one can help me drop me an email @ please im in need for help
May 6, 2011 9:39:19 AM

Firstly try cleaning the lens with an air duster and a cloth, rub it VERY lightly.

Failing that you most likely need a new drive on the system.
a b $ Windows 7
May 6, 2011 1:16:51 PM


Try booting from a bootable CD or DVD to see if this is a hardware problem or a software (upper filter driver) problem

(If you can boot from drive this is a software problem)

(eg Windows operating system disk or some anti virus disks)

Does the Device Manager show a DVD drive is present ?
(if not either electronic fault in drive or data or power cable disconnected)


Mike Barnes