Having problems with your Acer TravelMate 290 Notebook ?

Acer Travelmate 290 DVD drive quit working. Trying to find a replacement - no luck

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1. If the CD/DVD drive tray not open.

Open "My computer"windowsand select the CD drive . "Right click" onthe CD drive.You willget apop up windows with the "Eject" option.

If it open that's means the power supply is ok

2. If the DVD drive is not showing on my computer windows or the DVD is not detect the CD/DVD disk

Tofixthe problem we need to delete the UpperFilters andLowerFiltersregistrykey for more details about the troubleshootingstep please follow thebelow link.
No longer access the CD drive or the DVD drive

3. It might be because of the driver conflict. You better open the devicemanager, and remove the CD/DVD drivers, then reinstall the same. If theproblem still persist then check the same in the bios option. Becausethere must be a conflict in the master slave settings.

4.It is possible that the lens of the drive has gone bad and you will have to replace the drive to fix the issue.\011\011
I found this drive on Ebay just doing a search:


The model of your dvd drive in your system is SD-R6112 and its the same drive thats used in the Toshiba laptops. The only thing you might have to do is to swap out the front bezel and also the metal piece in the back of the drive but this drive would work in your laptop.

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