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Samsung v5500 dvd combo problem

My samsung v5500 dvd combo
will only play some pre recorded dvds
any help with this problem please

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When you get a whirring sound, some click and disk not engaging on some disks, and not others , that is because lens cannot read the inital track on the CD/DVD.

This is either because disks are scratched , dirty or ruined by light and heath, or because the lens is dirty.

Try using a lens cleaner like the ones here.

If that does not work, then the unit must be taken apart and the lens cleaned with cotton buds and isopropyl alcohol.

See :
How to Clean the Laser Pickup Lens on your DVD Player

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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If you go to this website, I'm sure you will find the information you need:
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