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Can't open DVD Drive

I click on the open/access button but all it does is click 3 times.

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  • bikerjames Oct 07, 2008

    Yeah, same problem-says "preparing to open", then goes into "disc access" like you put a new disc in. I considered just prying it open, but that seems like a bad plan.

    James



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Try using the Reset button.
Reset button is inside the door/viewfinder, need paperclip or something small.
Power ON and Eject.
Now you have to Set your date and time.
Most likely cause, scratched disc.
Don't use disc again.

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I did this and it didn't work, but when I held down the power while it was on it just ended up ejecting after about 8 seconds. Maybe scottshelly had something to the post

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I just fixed this on mine!  you need to remove the battery and unplug it from the charging cable if applicable, and hold down the power button for 30 seconds.  replace the battery and turn it on.  this should solve the problem!

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