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My dvd drive no longer recognizes disc, how to fix?

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  • Drivers
  • DVD
  • CD-Rom
  • DVD Drives
  • Windows 7
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November 6, 2012 12:03:25 PM

My DVD drive stop recognizing disc inserted into it. Both DVD's and CD's

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November 6, 2012 12:21:20 PM

Could be a HW issue, get a new drive.
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November 6, 2012 12:59:57 PM

Try blowing any dust from centre of drive (easy on a laptop, need can compressed air with tube for PC drive). Always worth a try...
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November 6, 2012 1:49:49 PM

Try re-seating both connectors.
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November 6, 2012 1:53:24 PM

Looks like it is time to spend $20 and get a new drive, the read head is probably dead.
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November 6, 2012 1:57:51 PM

pretty good sign it's on it's way out. wonder if you tried lowering the speed read would do anything ?
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