Having problems with your Toshiba DC FAN Laptop Cooler ?

Lost cd drive - computer does not recognize any cd inserted. Computer is 5 years old but has plenty of memory available.


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If the cd drive is actually running, but you are not able to access the information on the cd, check to see that the drive appears in windows explorer.
If it does appear, make sure you are current with your optional hardware updates at windows update, then take a look in the Device manager, right click the name of your cd drive, be sure it is enabled, and use the built in troubleshooter to attempt to fix it. This will help you to determine if you are in need of an updated driver for your cd drive, or whether the drive itself has failed.
Here is a link to an excellent Driver update tutorial if that is the problem....http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/tutorial119.html
If you are current with drivers for your machine, and the Device manager shows the drive is working correctly, please report back with you OS and the particulars of any error messages you receive when inserting cds and attempting to read/play them. Thanks.


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