Laptop Optical CD/DVD Drive Repair
Another common fault on laptops is the CD or DVD drives, these are sometimes referred to as the optical drive or disk drive. Rotherham Laptop Repair see many Laptop / notebook computers with faulty drives and customers needing a Laptop Optical CD/DVD Drive Repair.
One common cause of a faulty DVD drive is a stuck drive. I.e. the drive will not eject the disc or sometimes there is no disc in the drive but the drive’s eject button does not work.
There are two solutions to a stuck cd/dvd drive inside a laptop or computer.
If you can load into Windows as normal then this tip will probably help quite well: Go to the my computer icon (this is just computer from the start menu in Windows 7 & Vista) then right click the CD/DVD drive icon. There should be an option in the menu to eject the disc. Choose this option and with any luck you can eject the disc by going into this menu. Of course this is a temporarily solution until you get the drive replaced with a working one.
Another option is to use a paper clip! Get your hands on a normal sized paper clip and bend it out into a straight line. You’ll find that there is a small hole on the front face of the drive. Carefully push the paper clip into the whole and this will activate a release trigger opening the drive as shown in the image below.
You’ll find that both the solutions presented to you in this article are really just temporary until you take your laptop to a specialist Laptop repair company for example Rotherham Laptop Repair. Quite often this is not the main issue with laptop CD/DVD drives; they can become dirty and need cleaning. A normal CD cleaner can do the trick if you are still finding that your having trouble with a drive then it may need replaced.
Our expert technicians can help you with specialist
optical drive replacement services, if you are looking to just upgrade your old laptop optical drive for enhanced performance or you have a laptop DVD drive or CD ROM drive which is physically damaged or in cases when you experience issues such as..
Common Problems With Optical Drives:
As part of our laptop optical drive replacement services, we can replace your faulty laptop’s (DVD-R/CD-RW) and defective Combo drive (CD-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-ROM/CD-RW) with brand new high performance slot load optical drive after checking its compatibility with your existing laptop model so that you can get back to enjoying your favourite DVD movies and music CDs and also to burn your own CDs or DVDs to back up data or create your own music files.
Average Cost of a Laptop Optical Drive:
Laptop Optical Drive 3 months Labour and 3 months Part Guarantee:
Rotherham Laptop Repair imports only high quality laptop Optical Drives. Your drive is guaranteed for 3 months of purchase from any manufacturing defects. Any accidental breaking of your laptop Optical Drive is not covered under this warranty.
A Technician will:
||Install a new optical drive in to your laptop|
|Configure your laptop system BIOS settings|
|Test new optical drive|
|Perform a free health check|
Total work time: 1 – 2 Hours including FREE health Check!