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I have an E-machine computer and the cd-rw/dvd

\015 I have an W3118 E-machine and the cd-rw/dvd drive quit working. I have tried uninstalling the program and re-booting, but did not work. When I try to play a dvd I hear the motor try to start but never comes up to full speed. So I was wondering if its a software problem or a hardware problem?\015

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It sounds as if the drive is dying. fortunatly they are inexpensive and easy to change.  follow the link to see replacement cd/dvd burners  http://www.newegg.com/Store/Category.aspx?Category=10&name=CD-DVD-Burners-Media
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