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Dirty DVD Drive?

I really learned a lesson on this one! I didn't look at a rented dvd before inserting it into my Apple iMac side slot, fortunately it was ejected when my computer wouldn't read it, and the readable side was covered with gunk! (possibly food particles)
My problem: Now other cd's and dvd's won't load, the computer ejects then after trying to read them. Can I clean the dvd side slot safely with canned air? Any recommendations on cleaning it?

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You can clean your DVD Drive by inserting the Disk Cleaner its either dry or liquid cleaner. If you don't have a disk cleaner just purchase it in the store near in your neighborhood. In that way you can clean the DVD Drive Laser eye and make it possible to read another disk next time you used. Usually it takes 15 minutes the standard cleaning time if you are cleaning the DVD Drive to ensure that it is properly cleaned. Also if it doesn't work then probably you can find a technician and let it check to the technician. I hoe that the laser eye of your DVD Drive is not damage due to some disk you inserted earlier.

Hope this recommendation helps solved your problem.
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