cd rom drive not working

By swiiliams1988
Oct 25, 2007
  1. when I insert a disc into my cd rom drive it attempts to load up but just ends up making a weird noise, it will load very seldomly but eventually just ends up not being able to read the disc anyway, it will play dvds fine. any help is appreciated.
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    If your drive is reading DVD`s of but not CD`s, then there`s a distinct possibility that the drive needs replacing.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  3. swiiliams1988

    swiiliams1988 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    cheers, kinda figured I might get a reply like that, looks like i'll probably be getting a new drive then, thanks again.
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