Satellite Pro A10 - CD/DVD drive has stopped reading discs


I have an old A10 Pro Satellite which has a DVD rom stopped reading discs.
He goes through the motions but does not display anything.
I am attaching a new external DVD RW via USB, and it has the same problem.

Anyone have any ideas?




you mean that the external hard drive does not work too? Some software blocking your disks?

I think that the best way to check if your internal drive still works would try to start with a bootable CD (perhaps with a live linux distribution on it) and to try this with the external hard drive also.

If you're really a software that prevents the drive work properly, then you should recover your machine with the recovery media to make the drive work again properly.

See you soon

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