Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 1521 Laptop ?

DVDs/CDs no longer play on my laptop

\015 When I insert a CD/DVD the computer makes a repetitive noise as if it's trying to read it but never actually starts up properly. It doesn't give an error message but struggles for a while then says 'insert CD/DVD into drive'. It says 'this device is working properly' in the device manager, but clearly it isn't :(Help would be much appreciated! Thanks.\015

Answers :

You can try cleaning the pickup lens with a cotton swab or cloth. Be careful not to damage anything. Also try a different DVD to verify the disks integrity.
Good luck.
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