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My computer won't read disks
\015 My computer seems to be fine, but it doesn't read any CD that I put into the CPU. At first I thought that may be the lens needed to be cleaned, but I worry that it could be much worse than that.\015
Try to uninstall the ide channels from the device manager and than restart the system
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