DVD drive problem

  spec 12:24 28 Sep 2011
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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

  northumbria61 12:50 28 Sep 2011

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

  northumbria61 12:59 28 Sep 2011

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.

  spec 13:08 28 Sep 2011

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

Many thanks

  Terry Brown 14:07 28 Sep 2011

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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