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Neither of my disk drives work. They aren't
\015 I own a Sony VAIO desktop computer (PCV-1122). Neither of my disk drives work. They aren't reading cd's...HELP. Is there anything I can do?\015
If its under warranty take it in for service, if not under warranty , open up the computer side panel and check the connectors on each of the drives. then check if your can opem the drives with power on or manually via the pin hole. next with a can of compressed air spray each drive with door open. the reboot computer. if they still dornt read , check bios- Basic Integerated Operating system at start of turn on cycle for system spects and check if the drives are showing up in the bios. then check windows device manager for the cd drives. If all fails . The drives may have died , and you may have to buy new ones- this happens rarely but it does happen.
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