Hot Topics

Optical Drive Needs Two presses To Open

  Gummomarx 01:14 26 Nov 2016

One of my drives is acting up. Not only does it take two presses to open, at the end of a burn, it tries to open but fails and then I have to press the button.

Any ideas, apart from replacing the drive (if it is the drive that's causing it)?

  mole44 04:50 26 Nov 2016

Uninstall the cd drives drivers then restart your machine that should let it reinstall the drivers and hopefully should solve your problem.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 09:18 26 Nov 2016

Hopefully mole44's answer will work,

also worth checking the connection cables are tight on the unit and motherboard as a loose cable may cause the problem.

but it sounds as if the tray mechanism may be jamming.

  Gummomarx 14:44 26 Nov 2016

I've done all that, comrades - no joy however.

Looks like I need a new drive.

Thanks for your suggestions.

  mole44 05:46 29 Nov 2016

we win some we loose some

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Xiaomi Mi 10 Launches Globally: Price, Release Date, Specs and more

Best Free, Deep Discounted tools for artists and designers 2020

How to get Apple's Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro free

Qwant moteur de recherche par défaut sur les derniers Huawei