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Gateway 4540Gz cd drive problems

\015 So my old gateway 4540gz laptop was getting pretty slow, so I decided to buy a new hard drive. I get the new hardrive installed, but when I go to try and put in the system recovery disc the drive won't open. I manage to get the dirve open with the little hole thing, but even then it won't read the disc. I figured the drive must be broken since the laptop is pretty old and I buy a new drive. Well the drive wasn't new, but it worked fine and the laptop was working great. Just for the heck of it I decide to put the old cd drive in just to see what happens, and it works fine. At that point I was annoyed because I had just spent $50 for no reason but w/e at least \015\012I had a spare now. A few days later some things happened, and long story short i unplugged my hard drive like an idiot. The laptop itself is fine, I just need to put the system recovery disc back in. Unfortunately, both cd drives refuse to work, they both won't open by themselves or read discs. They can be suddenly broken since they were working just the other day. What could be the problem?\015

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