Question about Averatec (820P-COMBO) CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo Drive

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Problem !!!!!!!!! My laptop recognizes and plays dvd's but will not read any data cd's, software cd's, and music cd's. Any ideas? I am so frustrated......

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  • Anonymous Jan 28, 2009

    I have the same problem, the cd dvd drive will read the cd's fine, but when it comes time to copy it won't write them, If it's the same lens, how would cleaning help this?

  • world 2002 Jan 28, 2009

    If I clean the lens on my cd dvd burner, do I need to use denatured
    alcohol, or will the rubbing alcohol that you get in a Pharmacy do as well, or would it harm the lens?

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I would like to know if I use rubbing alcohol to clean the lens on my
laptop cd dvd burner, would it harm it? Or do I need to use denatured alcohol?

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Drive service time-cleaning or alignment...accordianman

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