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I put a CD or DVD into my CD-writer and it makes a noise like it's trying to read but doesn't and will say insert disc

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TRY TO CLEAN YOUR LASER UNIT ALSO YOUR CD, IF NOT WORK BUY NEW CDROM

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Most probably it's lens is dirty. Try cleaning the lense.If after cleaning it does not work, the lense may require replacement.

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