Satellite A40: Drive does not read CD but DVD

I have a SatA40 (now almost 3 years ago) and cd/dvd unit does not work well, the cd cannot read or write, but the dvd reads all my DVDs.

Does anyone have an idea why we don't have, and the other does not? (Everyone I mention that he thinks it's strange - thought if does not work the other shouldn't be.)



You sounds of description as the lens of the drive cannot calibrate in the right position.
Usually before the player will read or write the middle of what the lens must be calibrated.
In you case the lens can not calibrate and that's why the drive does not recognize the CD.

Usually in this case, the drive must be replaced.
But maybe you are a lucky man. Try to clean the lens gently. But be careful

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