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Dvd player not working

I have a toshiba sd 4900 dvd player it worked fine for a while but now it wont play at all, i took the cover off and saw that the disk doesnt even spin when you press play..it also takes like 30 seconds to open and close. I cleaned the lens so i know thats not the problem, i also made sure there wasnt any wires loose.is there anything i can do to get the disk to spin?

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If the disc isn't spinning, and you have cleaned the lens (using a proper method) then it is likely that the laser has failed. The disc usually won't spin until the laser has sent/recieved a pulse from the surface of the disc. A new laser is usually about the cost of a new player.

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