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DVD-CD/RW drive doesnt work on Lab Topon Dell inspirion 6000


FPCH New Member
Jul 29, 2007
Hi Can someone help me i have a Dell Inspiron 6000 and my dvd/cd drive doesnt work.. its a Sony DVD +-Rw DW-D56A drive and after i reformated my computer with an windows xp professional my DVD-CD/RW cant read any kind of disk... i install the driver from which i got from the dell wesite but it still doesnt read any kind of disk... CAN SOMEONE HELP ME PLEASE.....
Thank you


FPCH Member
Jun 29, 2007
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go to start>control panel>system>device manager is the cd/dvd drive found in there,,,,is there any exclamation marks anywhere in there......
have you installed all motherboard drivers etc