View Full Version : [ubuntu] CD Drive not working

December 23rd, 2012, 12:19 PM
So I'm trying to use the CD drive on my PC but it's not working. When I press the eject button it ejects and when I put in a disc, it sounds as if it's doing something.

I don't think this is a problem with just Ubuntu either, as it didn't work in Windows.

Any help would be much appreciated!

December 23rd, 2012, 01:18 PM
Well there is few thing I would consinder.

First is that DVD/CD dirty or damaged, if yes then try another just to test is everyithing fine with your CD Drive.

If you still have problem it could be your CD/DVD drive is dirty, you can by cleaning CD for CD/DVD drive in any computer shop it shouldn't be expensiv.

And if that doesn't help you can say your CD/DVD drive is dead.

December 23rd, 2012, 03:15 PM
Does the BIOS recognize it?" If not, double-check the SATA or PATA cable (it sounds like power cable is okay since it ejects and spins the disk).

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December 23rd, 2012, 05:16 PM
If BIOS recalled that it is not working, well than your screwed on that account. I would personality recommend a new disk drive.