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DVD drive problem


spec

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When I load a DVD disc the drive just makes a 'ticking' noise and won't show the content of the disc? I've tried uninstalling it and cleaning the discs also but to no avail. Any ideas please?

Thanks in advance

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northumbria61

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Have you tried several discs or is it just down to one particular disc?

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northumbria61

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There's something here about "ticking" DVD drive enter link description herebut in your case it appears that the drive may have/be failing if it is not showing the contents of the disc - ie:faulty or failed laser.

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spec

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To be honest nthunbria I only tried a few discs. I will try others and diff makes.

Many thanks

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Terry Brown

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Can you try the DVD disks in another machine?, If they work OK there the fault is with your DVD player. Terry

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