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I have maxwells DVD lens cleaner. When inserted in CD player, it says "no dic". When I insert inDVD player, a menu shows up for cleaning,but won,t do anything no matter what buttons I press

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Will probably need more information to help you, but do the following. First, right-click your My Computer icon (I'm assuming that you're a windows user) and then click properties. Click on the tab that read "Hardware", and then click the button that says "Device Manager". A list will pop up- scroll down to the line that reads "DVD/CDROM Drives" and click on the plus sign to expand the list- make sure that your drive is listed. If not, right-click on the computer's name at the top of the list and click "scan for hardware changes", it may pop up in a scan. If THAT doesn't work, open your Control Panel and click on "Add Hardware". You will be asked if the hardware is already connected to your computer- we'll assume that's a yes for now. You may be prompted for a disk, or a driver file. If so, it couldn't hurt to go to the drive manufacturer's website and download appropriate drivers (I've never known Windows to NOT detect a drive out of the box, however). Download the file, install or unzip it (varies from file to file) and direct the Hardware wizard to the location of the installed files. If that doesn't work, you can attempt to locate the drive from a list of compatible windows hardware on the next screen. If it STILL doesn't work- Open the case, the procedure varies some from machine to machine, but you'll probably remove two thumb screws from the rear- then remove the side panel. There should be a flat cable attached to the back of your cd-rom drive, about 3 inches wide, and usually gray. One end should be attached to the drive and the other end should connect to your motherboard. If not, connect it- it only goes in one way, has a tooth to prevent screwups. Next, check that the drive is connected to the power supply; a small, one inch wide connector that terminates four wires should lead from your power supply (large box at top left, has huge pile of cables snaking out of it) to the drive. If not, grab a loose power connector (you should have at least one) and plug it into the drive. If all this checks out, make sure that the jumpers are set correctly on the drive. To do so, you'll most likely have to removethe drive from the machine- look around where all the conenctions are to see two small rows of pins (tiny, even) that have a small bracket arranged vertically between the rows- make sure that it is inserted under the label "M" (master) or "CS" (cable select) either should do. Put the drive back in the machine, hook up the flat (IDE) cable and the power cable, and power the machine on. Since it's rebooting now's a good time to check and see if the drive is detected by the BIOS (that screen of crap that whizzes by when you first start your computer). As the machine starts, it may say something like "Press Del to Enter Setup" or F1, or a bunch of other keys, varies from machine to machine. Press it, and you'll go to a screen that lists some of your hardware and computer specifications. Somewhere in there it should list your drive, again depends on the machine. If it doesn't... there may be several other things. I'd have to know what BIOS your machine uses to continue. If none of these things work out for you, there could be other solutions- try using a different IDE cable, use a different power cable, replace the drive (they're rather cheap these days, or borrow one for testing). I'd need more information to continue.

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Did you try taking out that lttle circle thing that you put your cd into.Well,take that out and then clean it.Then,insert it back and it should play your cd

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SOURCE: dvd player bad disc message

your dvd head (lens) is bad
(1) it needs to be cleaned by a special fluid puted in the cleaning disc or
(2)it needs to be adjusted because it lit vey low illumination (light) during detecting the details of the disc. and this need a qualified technician ot adjust the variable resistor port attached in the lens assembly unit.

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You've done everything I would have done honestly. Take a can of air and blow it into the drive to make sure dirt or dust isn't on the laser which could affect if it sees discs or not.

The better thing to try if you are good at opening up your ps3 and then removing your drive and opening that is to take a damp q-tip with a bit of glass cleaner and clean your laser in the drive gently. Then put the drive back together and hook the cables back up to the ps3. You can leave the cover to the ps3 off for this step. Turn on the ps3 and try different blu-ray, dvd's, music cd's, game discs, etc. If it still doesn't read any of them then either the laser or the drive i bad. If it reads some discs and not others then its a weak laser and the laser would need to be replaced.

If you have to replace the laser or the drive, you can do a search on Ebay and usually find them fairly cheap.

Hope this helps and let me know if I can be of further assistance.

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