Having problems with your Toshiba Satellite A105-S4384 Notebook ?

Cdrom is not reading discs

\015 When a disc is put into the cdrom drive it just does a couple of light flashes as if it is going to read and then stops,i put a cd in the drive in safe mode and it found all the tracks but still would not play.the notebook is alienware and has a power button on the front end just for playing cd,s and uses the same drive if you put a cd in then in this mode it will play no problem can someone please help as this is driving me mad. many thanks gaz\015

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