Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook ?

Cd/dvd drive not being reconized

\015 During boot up of you can hear the laptop look for the cd/dvd drive but it dos not show up or work. I have deleted the filters and that didn't help. I have called Acer and they gave me no help. I called Pioneer and they gave me no help either. I hope you can give me some ideas or help. Thank You\015

Answers :

Its a know issue that the siuthbridge chip on the motherboard is ubject to lots of problems... Acer are aware of the prblem. this issue is down to using cheap chips and poor soldering. unfortunatley the only way to fix this is to get a new motherboard.. or sent it to acer.. i have fixed many of these by replacing the board.. costs £150 for new board + fitting...
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Try getting a new connector from the motherboard to the drive.
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