Why CD drive is not working in Acer laptop?

Why CD drive is not working in Acer laptop? 

Boot to the Windows 10 desktop, then launch Device Manager by pressing Windows key + X and clicking Device Manager. Expand DVD/CD-ROM drives, right-click the optical drive listed, then click Uninstall. Exit Device Manager then restart your computer. Windows 10 will detect the drive then reinstall it.

Why is my DVD drive not working on my laptop? 

A dirty or scratched disc surface is the most common reason for a CD/DVD issue when inserted into a computer. Check the disc for damage and confirm that the disc is compatible with your computer. Clean the disc and check for damage: Clean any dust or smudges from the disc with filtered water and a lint free cloth.

How do I get my Acer computer to read discs? 

How to Open the CD Player on an Acer Laptop
  1. Press the rectangular button in the center of the CD-ROM drive cover, which is on the right edge of the Acer laptop.
  2. Insert a CD in the tray and press gently on the disc so the center hole snaps onto the spindle in the center of the tray.

What do I do if my DVD drive is not detected? 

Troubleshooting Steps
  1. Verify if the drive is recognized in BIOS/System Setup.
  2. Run the Dell PC Diagnostics on the Optical Drive (CD, DVD, or Blu-Ray drive)
  3. Run the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter.
  4. Run the Microsoft CD/DVD Fix it troubleshooter.
  5. Update or reinstall the driver for the optical drive.

Why CD drive is not working in Acer laptop? – Related Questions

How do I enable my DVD drive?

How to enable the DMA settings of a hard disk drive, CD-ROM, CD-R/RW and DVD-ROM drive?
  1. Start Control Panel.
  2. Double-click System.
  3. Click the Device Manager tab.
  4. For hard disk drive, click to expand Disk Drive.
  5. Right-click on the necessary drive and click Properties.
  6. Click the Settings tab.
  7. Select the DMA option.

How do I check if my DVD drive is working?

If not, refer to the Dell Knowledge Base article Optical Drive is not recognized in Windows.
  1. Press the Windows key + R to open the Run dialog box.
  2. In the Run dialog box, type devmgmt. msc then press the Enter key.
  3. In the Device Manager window, expand DVD/CD-ROM drives. Verify that the optical drive is listed.