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Cd/dvd drive will not read or load discs

My toshiba satellite a105 will not load cd/dvds. I can hear the motor running when I put a disc in and the light works it just will not load.

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POSSIBLE solution... (don't shoot the messenger on this one, lol!)

I'm sure you have tried, but have you cleaned your optics lately?

Using a Q-tip and a small amount of rubbing alcohol, and GENTLY rotate the swab across the lens, rotating it in the opposite direction you are wiping. This should "lift" any dust or grime from the lens. I would also clean the tray with a soft lint-free cloth (using an air-can just moves the dirt around, doesn't solve the problem)

Hope this helps!

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Posted on Sep 08, 2009

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