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Cd/dvd rom help!

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December 4, 2011 4:18:18 AM

I just reformatted to windows 7 and my cd rom will only read some cds... but not the ones i need it to.. i blew it out tried reinstalling drivers and microsoft fixit, and regedit fix but i have no upper or lower filters.. and nothing works...tried different 2 cd roms and only reads some cds... Even when i put it as main boot priority for a reinstall of windows 7 it just skips right past it and cannot read it....can read some other discs though....device manager says both of the roms were working properly as well...PLEASE HELP!! thank you

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a b $ Windows 7
a b G Storage
December 4, 2011 6:45:26 AM

You already tried everything.

Suggestion: Try to hook up this drive with another computer and see if it works there.

How old is the CD drive. I mean, a time comes, when things need to be replaced unfortunately. Maybe it is time for a new drive.
a b $ Windows 7
a b G Storage
December 4, 2011 7:21:26 AM

If it can read some CD's and not others then it is time to get a new drive. They are very cheap nowadays you can get a DVD DL R/W drive for very little and a second hand DVD drive from eBay is little more than the postage costs
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