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Old 07-17-2006, 07:18 PM   #1
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my dvd drive will not read any type of disks. the drive makes a sluggish whirling sound but doesn't kick into full gear. the device manger doesn't show any problems, i uninstalled the driver and reinstallled them but no luck. any idea what to try next to be sure its dead before i replace it???
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Old 07-17-2006, 07:26 PM   #2
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I would say its dead, it sounds like the motor that spins the disc has bust.
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mayb the lazer just isnt picking it up
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Old 07-18-2006, 05:55 AM   #4
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I think he myt mean the sound of the disc spinning up, how many times do you hear the sound? Also have you used a lense cleaner?. If you have i wouldnt bother with it.
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