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Trying to run recovery disc on computer and cd rom isn't reading

\015 I'veused the recovery disc before so its not the disc itself. the light on the cd rom turns on but the disc is not being read\015

Answers :

I see this as one of 2 possible failures.
  1. Optical drive failing. Take out the Hard drive, see if the recovery disk, or another bootable disk will boot. If no change, replace the optical drive.
  2. \015\012
  3. Hard Drive failing. If the system will boot to a CD with the HDD out or if replacing the optical drive has no change, then the HDD is the next logical failure point.
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