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Windows 7: CD Drive randomly Open

11 Jun 2010   #1
Mitch656

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
CD Drive randomly Open

When ever i wake my PC up from Sleep for some reason my CD drive always opens :S

Lately it has been making a wired sound. It sound just like it does when i insert the CD and it laoding, however no CD is in the drive


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12 Jun 2010   #2
Mitch656

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

bump
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12 Jun 2010   #3
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Hello Mitch656, I think you aren't getting replies, because this is an odd one. My 1st inclination would be the door switch on the drive somehow. You know how you can nudge it when it is open and it will close? There is a switch that says the door is fully closed/the door is fully open, otherwise the loading motor would just run.

However, you also mention that the drive makes noise like it is seeking for a disc? The drive will also do this when the switch says "the drawer is fully closed, look for the CD". The obvious suspect is the drive itself. You can also try uninstalling the drive from device manager, and rebooting and let the PC find the drive anew. I'd think it unlikely it is a driver error, but that is worth trying as well, before you spring for a new drive (or put up with the irritation).

A Guy
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18 Jun 2010   #4
Mitch656

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

which one do i need to deleted?


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18 Jun 2010   #5
WindowsStar

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

A place to start: I would do an off-line virus scan and malware scan. I have seen viruses that open the CD/DVD tray. Just a guess.
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19 Jun 2010   #6
Mitch656

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

any idea to see what driver i should remove?
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19 Jun 2010   #7
WindowsStar

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

Not to jump in but the driver you have listed in your screen shot.
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19 Jun 2010   #8
Mitch656

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by WindowsStar View Post
Not to jump in but the driver you have listed in your screen shot.
what?
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19 Jun 2010   #9
WindowsStar

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mitch656 View Post
any idea to see what driver i should remove?
I am answering this question. The one in your screen shot.
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20 Jun 2010   #10
Krispy1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

ive heard of prank viruses that do this. make sure u run scans with a couple programs
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