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Cd drive when I put a disc in the drive- a green light flashes, the it turns to a yellow light and says to insert a disc

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It could be as simple as a dirty head or the drive is busted. If it is just dirty, get an optic drive cleaner, run the cleaner.

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    Have you tried to use a CD clener to clean the CD lens?

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