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Windows 7: CD Drive randomly Open

20 Jun 2010   #11
A Guy

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mitch656 View Post
any idea to see what driver i should remove?
The one you have highlighted in the screenshot is the right one. That is what they are saying. A Guy

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21 Jun 2010   #12

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Mk. I havent done anything yet... but everytime i put my office 2010 CD in there it seems to spit it back out It open back out twice and then it stayed in the 3rd time. Do u think its the driver or the actual CD thing
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21 Jun 2010   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium

I thought Macs were the only computers with this bug. Certain model G4's & G5's had the exact same behavior. Either when first booting or waking from sleep, the CD drive would open..

Couple of things....

You can try upgrading the firmware on the drive, it could be an actual bug.

Also, did you ever re-order or change the arrangement of drive letters?

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21 Jun 2010   #14

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Nope i never changed the order or arrangement with the drive letters and i dont know how to get the latest firmware
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21 Jun 2010   #15

W764BitEnt. 2K8R2 XPSP3

I have problems consistently with my DVD drives, I'm onto my 4th in almost as many years.

Sometimes changing to a different cable/socket gives it a bit more life, but inevitably they will refuse to open at all.

Just in the last week or two, it takes a couple tries to read COD5WAW disk, so looks like I'll be up for another one soon

Also, for months now when I open it, it will go fully open then instantly start closing again, makes hard to get the disk in >_> But, if that is similar to what you have as well, then no doubt just buy another one
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