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I am using Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600 Service pack 2 Build 2600 on a Prestigio laptop with CD RW/DVD Slimcombo LSC 24082k dirve. Using nero V6.3 I burned a few discs and after that the drive would not read any CDs (data or music) but it did play DVDs for a few times. Now it will not read any discs. It searches the disc for about 5 secs and then ejects the disc.
I uninstalled Nero, did restores, deleted lower filters (there was no upper filter) as recommended in one answer,
uninstalled and re-installed the driver and uninstalled Service pack 2. No luck!

Does anyone have any more suggestions? It appears to be a very difficult problem to solve.
Thanks
subangboy
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Irwin SantosComputer Integration SpecialistCommented:
clean the driver with a CD/DVD drive cleaning kit.

If that doesn't work, then you need to replace the drive.
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rindiCommented:
Can you boot the PC using a bootable CD and bootable DVD using that drive? If that works it isn't a hardware problem.
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subangboyAuthor Commented:
Irwinpks.......I will get a cleaning kit and try that.

Rindi...I do not know for  sure if the XP installation disc I have is bootable.....it doesn't work in the drive.
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Irwin SantosComputer Integration SpecialistCommented:
just pop it in when you turn the machine on.
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rindiCommented:
If it is a standard XP CD, then it is bootable. Otherwise get the UBCD or Knoppix or something in that range.

http://ultimatebootcd.com
http://knoppix.net
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Irwin SantosComputer Integration SpecialistCommented:
@subngboy...did you forget us?
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