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My cd rom drive will not recognize any cds or dvds. When I put a disc into the drive it will tell me to insert a blank disc into the drive. I have tried over ten different discs (including the one that came with my computer) and none of them worked. I have tried cleaning it with canned air, a plain paper towel, and a plain Q tip. Nothing has worked. I also bought a lense cleaning disc, but my cd rom won't even recognize that either. I also tried uninstalling/reinstalling my cd rom drive, but tha


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What do you mean not recognized? not detecting the drive or not reading? if not recognized by windows you can check the driver for drives in the windows if not reading it is the lens problem..if the lens problem, the solution only is to replace the lens or to replace the whole drive
When I had my problem, no cd was recognized, music or data. But when I paced a dvd movie in there, and started up my PowerDVD, it would play just fine. I ended up replacing the drive. In fact, I got an upgrade because the first one was CDRW/DVD-ROM, and now its a DVD burner. 86 bucks including shipping.
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