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My cd dvd player stopped working? pc says working fine?
Try switching the power cable attached to the cd / dvd player..it will have a code on (P1, P2, P3...) swap it with 1 that is not in use...change ribbon cable dats attached from the cd/dvd palyer to motherboard...do not place your hand on the motherboard. if these dont work buy a new cd / dvd player...
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