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Slot-loading DVDRW - Unable to write

I own an acer aspire 1962WLMi which is about an year old.Lately im not able to write DVDs,it reads though with a little difficulty.Since it is a slot-loading type drive im not able get acess to the lens inorder to clean it.My attempts at dismantleing the drive from the laptop have failed..So some help will be highy appreciated. Thanx in advance !

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    Saint Sage Apr 25, 2007

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    Thanx alot for the reply. Forgot to mention i did try the len-cleaning CD as well .

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Before taking it down, I would suggest you try a cd/dvd lens cleaning cd. You could get one at any big electronics store. Clean the lens and see. If that doesnt work, look at getting the drive replaced. I've seen this before, it has been an indicator that the drive is starting to fail. Good luck.

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