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CD and DVD drives

My disk drives stick when trying to open them. Takes several tries to get them to open. Seems to be age related.

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Cd rom drives are pretty straightforward. if they dont open, there's no way to fix it since the units are non user serviceable. replacement is the only option. :)

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