Having problems with your HP Pavilion dv9000z Notebook ?

The cd/dvd drive is not working in my hp dv9205 us notebook pc. what can i do?

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Reinstalling Windows is a bit extreme...
\015\012However you could try to access the BIOS and look around to see wether the drive is detected or not. If that's too complicated, you could try to boot from a bootable CD. If it boots, it's a Windows error and you should see if there are any error messages when a CD is inserted and post them here.
\015\012If it doesn't boot, you could try to open the case and check wether power cables are connected properly to the drive, and wether the drive<-->moterboard connection is attached properly.
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