Cleaning a DVD or CD-Rom DriveBenefits: Prevents disc read errors.
Cleaning the Lens with air
1. Open your CD/DVD drive.
2. Take a can of air and blow it into the drive. (If you are still having disc read errors it is recommended that you purchase a commercial CD/DVD drive cleaning kit.)
Cleaning a CD or DVD disc.
1. Take a clean cotton cloth and dampen it with warm water.
2. Wipe the disc from the center towards the edge of the CD (wiping along the track of the disc can cause scratches).