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Dell Dimension 4700 CD/DVD drive not reading

\015 When a cd is placed in drive it spins and green operating light flashes very fast, after maybe a minute or two the light goes out but nothing is read.\015\012The drive is recognised on Device Manager. This happens with all cd's placed in the drive whether they be data, music etc.\015

Answers :

The CD Drive has probably gone bad. You will have to buy a replacement drive. I recommend newegg.com. The price will be about 30$ for a DVD burner. If you want just a DVD player or CD Burner then it will be even cheaper. Dell provides a very easy to read step by step guide with pictures on replacing your drive here:

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim4700/sm/index.htm

Good Luck!

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