Having problems with your Dell Latitude D610 Notebook ?

When i put a cd in my drive it doesnt read the cd. why would this be. what are possible solutions?

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First we need to narrow down to a less broad range of possibilities. A good test would be trying different cds, and if your drive is a DVD player as well, try some DVDs. Also, if you have a boot disk, your restore disks for instance, you can also try to boot the computer from the restore disk, and in doing so, eliminating the possibility of an issue with your OS. Now if the cd drive is not capable of reading and booting off of the restore disk then your cd drive is more than likely deffective and you should contact your computer manufacturer in order to request a replacement drive. If your drive does boot from the restore disk then we know it is not an issue with the drive itself and it is something likely wrong on the OS side. In such a case, the "easiest and cleaniest" approach would be to back your data up and restore the OS from the restore disk.
There is one or two wire that are not connected to your cd-rom drive. You need to install the cords properly. If you can't you could go to the nearest computer technician in your area. Hope this advice would help. Thank you.
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