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My Equium laptop will not play audio cds-starts then cuts off.dvds still work.

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Usually the optical pickup unit or spindle motor failing in the drive. replace the drive. Remember, it's a laptop so everything will die bit by bit ;-)
The laser lenses of the CD and DVD are different.
\015\012If you have already updated the firmware of that CD/DVD drive the solution is replace that drive.
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