CD Writer Tray Opens and Closes Randomly

  Cliff98 12:15 05 Sep 2006
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I have a Phillips CD writer on my Windows ME system that has recently started repeatedly opening and closing when not in use. This appears to happen randomly whatever I am doing and can only be stopped by switching off the PC. Can anyone help?

  SANTOS7 12:20 05 Sep 2006

Could be Spyware/virus related, do you have eject shortcuts on your keyboard,they could be stuck, it may also be bad sensors in the drive itself

  gudgulf 12:25 05 Sep 2006

You could als be the victim of a "prank" program such as this click here

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:15 05 Sep 2006

Also check IDE cable is fully inserted at motherboard and at rear of drive.

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