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Disk driver stopped operating properly

Every time I put a dvd in, and it'll start to read but then its stops and does nothing. I'll open up one of the dvd programs may be then the driver will read it. And nothing? Whats the problem?

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It seems that ur dvd drive lens needs to be cleaned by lens cleaner...

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