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AzureSkies

DVD/CD Drive won't work

I have had an Acer Aspire 5733M laptop for over a year and everything has worked fine up until a today when I went to play a CD and it wouldn't work. The drive makes a whirring noise like usual but then stops almost immediately. I have tried turning my laptop off and on several times and changing the disk I try to use, but the same thing keeps happening.

 

Can someone please help me out? :smileysad:

Visitor
davetcw

Re: DVD/CD Drive won't work

I have the same problem. I'm anxiously awaiting any replies.

Member
dd051959

Re: DVD/CD Drive won't work

Very simple.

Go to http://support.microsoft.com/mats/cd_dvd_drive_problems/

 

In step 3 Select run now.

 

Should fix the drive for you

Visitor
AzureSkies

Re: DVD/CD Drive won't work

I ran the programme like you said, but it didn't fix it, it just said "CD/DVD drive not readable"

Member
dd051959

Re: DVD/CD Drive won't work

If it says that you need to replace the drive. If it was a software problem it would have fixed it.

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