CD drive

Ignazio Palmisano ignazio_io at
Tue May 13 15:05:01 BST 2008

Neil Winchurst wrote:
> Since moving to Gutsy I have been having problems with my CD/DVD
> drive. When I put a disk in the computer sometimes finds it and
> sometimes not. I have tried to play a music disk, I have tried to
> read a previously recorded data DVD and I cannot get it to find the
> files.
> Could it be a faulty drive (two years old now)? Any suggestions
> anybody please? I don't want to spend out on a new drive unless I am
> forced to. Are there any utilities to look at the drive and to tell
> me if there are problems?
> Thanks
> Neil Winchurst

Is this a notebook? I've seen one in which the drive had become loose 
and was working erratically. May be worth checking that all the wires 
are well connected.

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