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    Lenovo G550 can't find cd/DVD drive

    I have a Lenovo G550 laptop w/ WIN 7 SP1. While in is listed in "Device Mgr", after placing a DVD or CD on the drive, it spins for a while, the light goes out and nothing haappens. What do I do now?

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    Try going into Device Manager & Uninstalling the drive. Then Reboot and let Windows Plug & Play rediscover the device and search for the driver. This works for me and I just did it about an hour ago! For some reason my Dell Inspiron 530 keeps loosing the DVD/RW drive, this time right after I wrote a DVD when I put it back into the machine it wouldn't read it just keep ejecting it. I followed the above procedure and viola it reads the disk just fine. YMMV!
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    If RG's fix doesn't work, try the upper/Lower filters fix:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929461

    Jerry

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