Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5100-5022 Notebook ?

My acer aspire 5100 laptop seems to only read already made discs and not ones copied.

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This is a pretty common issue. The drive has become old and tired. Go into the device manager and click on the dvd drive to see what model it is (likely uj-850). Search it on ebay and order a new one. To replace it there is one screw on the bottom of the laptop about 4 or five inches back from the middle of the drive. Remove it and the drive should just pop out. Slide in the new drive and screw it down and problem solved.
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