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My cd rom work properly but can't read compact disc
Try a cleaning disk .. thats a CD wiht little brushes mounted on it such that it brushes off any dust accumulation on the laser .. you just put the disk in and let it run a short time .. the cleaning disks are available most places for $4 to $8 . i have seen them at the dollar store also .. if that doesn work then a manual cleaning of the laser might be required . (you have to take the drive out and remove its covers .. thats a job for the pros .. you can replace the whole drive for a very low price anymore .. around here a CD drive that also does DVDs and can even burn DVDs and CD is only $24 . maybe less if you are only interested in a CD only drive .. its usually easy to change the CD drive .. just put any jumpers on the same pins as the old one .. if you system is more that a couple years old then you likely have a PATA type drive .. newer stuff might have the SATA connectors ...
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