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I have a new sony vaio VGN-FW230J that recently the dvd drive has stopped opening and when i found the button to manualy open several disks will not play at all. I am currently in Afghanistan so it is impossible to take back to the store and dont trust shipping.

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  • jeffrey_oate Feb 24, 2009

    Thank you. i will try that later tonight

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Due to dusty environment as in the area u mentioned it happens the lens gets dusty and when it tries to read during that period it doesnt respond to the opening button so the only solution is

open the dvd tray u can see that shiny eye like thing try cleaning th lens gently in round movement with a tissue paper or very soft cloth used to clean lcd screens see if it works , other wise ur DVD drive lens got weak from use now adays service centers are getting tons of them everyday for replacements

next time if u get into trouble try pressing the eject button for like 5-8 sec it will respond otherwise restart immidiately then it will respond to ur press when the sys is restarting take out the disk and try the cleaning process

pls do rate me if i fixed what u wanted

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