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PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2006 5:04 am     Post subject: CD ROM NOT WORKING Reply with quote

I need help with this!

Recently I noticed my laptop to be booting very slow. Then I found out that my CD ROM is not working. Tried to boot my laptop without the CD ROM and it boots ok. Tried to put back the CD ROM back and it boots very slow. Don't know it happened, but I just found out yesterday about it.

Laptop Model: Acer Travelmate 520
OS: Windows XP SP1
CD ROM: Matshita MODEL CR-177-B

Any help will be appreciated very much!
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Moloral Compass
Moloral Compass

Joined: 06 Nov 2006
Posts: 754

PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2006 7:16 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Is the cd scratched or dirty.Try to clean the cd and if that doesn't work than buy a new copy of the cd.
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Lord of Gaming
Lord of Gaming

Joined: 29 Oct 2006
Posts: 261
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 05, 2006 7:46 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

Hulk, I believe what he is talking about is the device itself. He removed the device booted the laptop and it worked, he insert restarted the laptop inserted the devive and booted slowly.

Potato, I would suggest testing with another cd rom device, if it works then I would suggest replacing the one didn't work. If it doesn't work ie it is slower booting up with device. Then I would suggest talking to your manufacturer who is Acer. their contact details can be found at
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