CD Tray opening closing constantly

  Scubaman 10:54 16 Jul 2009

I am having a problem with my CD/DVD player. When I boot up the tray opens for 10 sec then closes and then opens after 15 secs continually. If I play a CD/DVD it stay closed and plays normally. Any ideas? I have tried system restore after windows auto update yesterday.

  chub_tor 11:07 16 Jul 2009

click here found this on another forum and it is one solution that might help you.

Most other sufferers from this problem suggest that it is a sign of a failing drive or it is caused by malware or that you have a programme running in the background that is looking for a disc. Your system restore should have sorted out the latter as being the cause.

  woodchip 11:14 16 Jul 2009

when you have a disc in the comp, instead of pressing the button to eject CD. Right click CD and choose Eject, it may solve it

  woodchip 11:15 16 Jul 2009

Only other thing I can think is remove the CD from Device Manager Uninstall it reboot for it to re-find CD drive

  woodchip 11:17 16 Jul 2009

Go into BIOS make sure CD is set to second boot Drive save and exit BIOS

  Scubaman 12:59 16 Jul 2009

Thanks for the quick response. Well chub_tor thanks but the compressed air didn't work but thanks anyway. Thanks woodchip the remove and reboot worked.

  woodchip 13:23 16 Jul 2009


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