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Won't recognize a blank dvd in drive

I have a LG GSA-2166D that used to work great. I haven't used it in a while but now it will not recognize a disc when loaded. It will play an audio cd, it plays a DVD and data cd's. But, when I try to use it to burn, it tells me to load a disc when there is already one in it. I am using discs out of the same pack that I used to use. I even went and bought another brand, didn't work. any suggestions? I have blown out the unit with canned air and have loaded and reloaded disk lots of times thinking that I could get it to work. It sounds like it turns really fast then slower and fast agian. thank you.

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Re: won't recognize a blank dvd in drive

Clean the drive with a cd/dvd cleaner. Sounds like the read optics are a little drity.

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