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The DvD drive on my Toshiba Sattelite no longer reads any disk I put into it. The device manager shows the drive to be working correctly. Reloading drivers does nothing. When I insert a disk, the little disk icon appears and the drive makes a buzzing sound (unlike the whirring sound it used to make). But the DvD or CD does not start playing when inserted.When I try to view the contents in My Computer I eventually got "D: is not accessible. The request could not be performed because of an I/O d


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I understand you reinstalled the drivers but did you use device manager to remove the cd rom/dvd before u reinstalled the drivers
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The DvD drive on my Toshiba Sattelite no longer reads any disk I put into it. The device manager shows the drive to be working correctly. Reloading drivers does nothing. When I insert a disk, the little disk icon appears and the drive makes a buzzing sound (unlike the whirring sound it used to make). But the DvD or CD does not start playing when inserted.When I try to view the contents in My Computer I eventually got "D: is not accessible. The request could not be performed because of an I/O d


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