My CD drive is not recognized but not working.

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My CD drive is not recognized but not working.

Postby alantae on Sun Jan 24, 2010 9:29 pm

When I put in a CD or dvd it does not work, so I went to my computer, then right clicked on my CD drive, and then properties and there is basicly no information. Look at the attached images to see what im talking about.

What should I do?

*I'm using Linux Mint 7, not upgrading soon.
*Went to hardware drivers and found nothing.
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Unable_to_mount_location.png
When I try and open my CD drive
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CD_Drive_2.png
The permissions of my CD drive.
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CD_drive_1.png
The properties of my CD drive.
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Last edited by alantae on Mon Jan 25, 2010 1:26 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: My CD drive is not recognized but not working.

Postby Blacsdad on Sun Jan 24, 2010 10:51 pm

I get the same thing from time to time with mine as well. I have an IBM Thinkpad R40 and lately the cd rom has been acting up. According to various forum posts I've seen all over the internet, I'm not the only one...and no one has any idea why it happens or how to fix it as far as I can tell. Good luck.
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