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CD-ROM has lost its mind

By jdillman1502
Feb 20, 2009
  1. I have a user that has a cd-rom that will continuously open and close itself as long as the pc is on. It doesn't matter wether or not any disc is in the drive. Suggestions?
     
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Yes, replace the drive it's faulty. Maybe get a DVD Drive this time ;)
     
  3. jdillman1502

    jdillman1502 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 120

    Pretty much what i figured...
     
  4. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    We agree with Kimsland. This is one of the typical problems with a failed optical drive. Replacement is faster and less costly than trying the repair. Picking the right replacment is the tricky part... If you want advice there, let us know, but be prepared for lots of opinions.
     
  5. jdillman1502

    jdillman1502 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 120

    I got no problem picking one out :)
     
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