Combination burners have TWO lasers. Your CD laser may be dead or the lens may be dirty. Try a lens cleaning kit or replace the drive. I consider burners to be disposable hardware. You can buy one for $25. The link below includes ALL the optical drives that vendor carries. You can filter by connection, color, etc.
The information on Computing.Net is the opinions of its users. Such
opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk.
Computing.Net cannot verify the validity of the statements made on this
site. Computing.Net and Purch hereby disclaim all responsibility
and liability for the content of Computing.Net and its accuracy.