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My dvd just stoped playing movies and cdvds

My dvd just stoped playing movies and music dvds. Do I need to replace that component? It still plays CDs ...... ?

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Power down, remove battery, remove the drive. Power up and boot fully, then shutdown. Reinstall the drive, then power up and see if it read the DVD. Also clean the lens. If still don't work, replaced the drive.

Posted on Nov 16, 2009

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