Slimtype combo SLC-24081

Hi every one
I have an advent notebook, working fine but the DVD stopped reading any thing media or not.
When ever i run cd nothing happen, when go to my computer i can see the DVD when click the cd drive it open but it is blank as if it is a blank cd.
i don’t get any error message, I’ve uninstalled the driver install them bake no good, tried to boot the cd from dos still no good blank blank blank cd???
as i understand with freaking XP you don’t need to update the driver?? any way i tried to find the driver update from a web sit can’t fined any one can help me
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