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Just go and purches cd clean of dvd cleaner it wulld like a cd with brush atteched on cd run it in ur drive and ur peoblem is solved
Go to control panel in windows. Click on system. Devices. Find Rom and double click. If nothing. Go to add hardware and see if computer can find drive.
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