Disc Drive not working at all

  turconator 13:51 24 Oct 2007
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Hi. All of a sudden my disc drive will not work. It plays no DVD or CD of any kind. I don't get an error message. It just doesn't respond. Any suggestions? Thanks very much all.

  Technotiger 13:57 24 Oct 2007

Check that none of the cables inside or outside have come adrift.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:08 24 Oct 2007

Can you see the drive in My computer?

and / or in disk management?

  turconator 15:24 24 Oct 2007

All cables are good and yes I do see the drive in "my computer".

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:36 24 Oct 2007

1. clean with a lens cleaner

2. uninstall and reinstall in device manager

3. try on another IDE cable

4. replace the drive

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