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Dvds wont play in dvd rom on travel mate 2480

I put dvd in the dvd rom and nothing automatically comes up or nothing shows up when you go to computer to look for it in the drive

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If the icon of DVD is there but when u try to open it doesnt bring any windows gives u error unable to read the contents then ur DVD drive lens is faulty try cleaning it with a very soft cloth open ur drive tray and u will a crystal eye shiny thing just clean it by rubbing very gently with a tissue paper or very soft cloth which is used to clean lcd's or if u have a lens cleaner cd it will be best , if it doesnt work then i will suggest changing the DVD ROM drive there are plenty of cheap DVD writer drives available on ebay under 60 $ or so try them pls vote if u find me helping

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