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Toshiba satellite A205 DVD player partially Inop

Some real DVDs (not cheap fakes from other countries) will not play in my Toshiba satellite A205. The disk runs and spins a little longer and then does not even recognize that a disk is int he drive. The DVD plays in other DVD and COmputer DVD players (in fact I have had some disk sets play only one of two, etc.). What can be the problem (outside of something wrong withthe disk itself-which I do not think is the case across the board)?

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  • hisremnant May 31, 2009

    Thank you so much for the swift response. I will try it let the forum know. The computer is one year old, so it could indeed be the issue.

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The disk drive could be going bad, or the lens may be dirty.

Try getting a dvd lens cleaning kit if you don't already have one, and run that. Make sure to read all the instructions that come with the cleaning kit.

ex - http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?product_id=9123830


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