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Old 05-14-2006, 01:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default CD-R/RW drive not working

I've had this thing for a couple years and recently it completely stopped working. Not a single disc will read, nothing. It has occasionally had problems reading in the past but always started working again.

I've:

Check connections to everything
Cleaned the lense
Checked firmware
Made sure to try brand new discs
Tried 30+ discs
Tried for multiple hours to get it to work
Cleaned it more

Any ideas on what I can do? This is extremely frustrating.
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Old 05-14-2006, 01:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Do you have the jumpers set correctly?? if its the only drive on the ide channel then make it master not Cable select!! If it is already then ummm buy a new drive!
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