LG DVD no longer reads DVD's

Hey all :slight_smile:

Everything has been going fine for a month. Been reading this site and gettting lots of help from just reading…

Today,

I put a second burner as a slave to my LG and my LG couldn’t read any disks ( dvd )

I removed the second drive and still same problem.

SO recap:

My DVD LG 4081a (A104) worked fine up til today. NOW it can only see a regualr CD ( non dvd ) If I put a DVD in drive it says no disk is inserted. Im not talking a blank… Im talking a store bought DVD ( season one of the show 24 )

LG 4081 (A104)
Win XP

I have tried:

Reinstalling the drive in device manager
changing my ribbon.
tried the drive in a second computer
tried many disks. both + and - and even a RW.

I personally think the drive my be broken, but I have searched here anc cannot find a similar problem.

Any help is appreciated !

I called LG service :slight_smile:

Problem? Dirty Lens.

Use alot of rented movies and the lens gets dirty.

Clean lens.

DVD works.

YAY!

Are one or two lenses in this drive? lot of people mention two (cd/DVD), but i can see only one.