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''D'' drive will not read or acknowledge CD when inserted.

\015 I can hear the drive start running and then I hear an intermitent knocking noise. The noise is barely detectable. I rarely use the drive, The other day I decided to load an accumulation of music cds and discovered the problem. The computer is not moved around much and has not been dropped.\015

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Since you are able to put the CD in the drive, that means there is power. Therefore, there are no issues with the cable. So:
1. Try reading your CDs on a different computer. If you CDs are readable, that means there's something wrong with your drive. If not, there's something wrong with your CDs.
2. If you have conclude that it is indeed your CD drive that's not functioning properly, try restarting your computer then navigate to the CD drive to see if your computer detects it. If not, replace the CD drive.
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