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Thinkpad T22 semi-working DVDROM

The DVDROM on my Thinkpad T22 works fine with most (though not all) DVDs, but if I put a CD in the drive it just spins up, slows down, spins up, slows down etc. until it finally ignores it. I can very rarely get a CD working in it by taking out and putting it in again loads of time. Once it's actually redognized the CD it has no problem reading it.

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    Yes the lens has been cleaned



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Have you tried cleaning the lens ?

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