PC won't read discs or let me use external reader

  joelew 18:49 29 Dec 14
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when i try to use external disc drive click here when i use my normal built in one on my pc it just won't read the disc, nothing pops up and when i go my computer and click on it nothing happens just brings up a blank folder. PLEASE HELP

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  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:26 29 Dec 14

I assume you are connecting an external hard drive.

does it show in disk management? (right click computer select manage - diskmanagement)

  lotvic 21:26 29 Dec 14

If it's not a Hard drive as per Fruit Bat /\0/\ above and you mean an external CD/DVD plugged into usb port, and is a CD or DVD that is not recognised in either ext drive or your DVD drive (E:) -

Is it only happening with one particular CD or DVD disc? have you tried a different CD or DVD disc?.

What type is the CD or DVD? is it one you have made (burnt) or one you have bought?

  Woolwell 22:38 29 Dec 14

The camouflaged click here shows that it is a CD/DVD drive.

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