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11-18-2011 03:49 PM
My Pavilion DV6700 does not show the optical drive anymore. I does show as a boot option in BIOS. I have gone through all the Microsoft "fixes" without sucess. The drive spins up and the Busy light comes on when I insert a disk, but it doesn't work.
This laptop came with Vista, but has been upgraded to Win 7 32 bit. The drive did function after the upgrade, but I haven't used it for a long time.
Any suggestions on how to fix this will be greatly appreciated.
11-18-2011 03:58 PM - edited 11-18-2011 04:00 PM
The drive did function after the upgrade, but I haven't used it for a long time.
Could be due to the laser beam after a long time sitting idle. I think you need to clean the lenses using something like this (scroll down 1 page)
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