Having problems with your HP Compaq Presario C700T ?

Cd/dvd rom not reading

\015 My compaq c700 notebook pc is not reading cd or dvd. when i insert a cd, it will not automatically open unlike before. when i tried to explore the cd using my computer, a message will appear, "insert cd". is there a problem with my dvd rom (it is dual core). these laptop is less than a year old. i had used the dvd rom in burning cds/dvds. but now i cannot use it anymore.\015

Answers :

It's likely a laser alignment problem inwhich you will need to replace the hardware. However, I had a similar problem once with a notebook and found out that a tiny bread crumb was near the spindal making the cd in the drive off balance. Check liberally for any debris. Good luck!
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