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Cd drive problem

Eject button works on cd drive but the cd rom doesnt work. it also doesnt show up in the my computer area or the system manager. drivers are installed correctly.

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SOURCE: cd rom doesnt work at all

hi if ur system is provided with two drives then u can use the second drive.. if not then u have to go for a change of new rom..since u said that ur light wont even flash it means that ir drive doesnt detect that particular rom and it has got damaged....

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Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Sony Vaio VGN-AW21M OPTICAL DRIVE PROBLEM

replace drive 35-50 bucks i reccomend a lite on

Posted on Aug 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Video driver doesnt work after new WinXP install- system locks up

it will lock up if you not using the correct driver try downloading a driver version that support sp3 go to thier website and browse for a driver the will work with sp3

Posted on Nov 22, 2009

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SOURCE: missing dvd/cd rom drive on my computer eitheron

If you are using xp, Try google (Dail-a-FIX) the program will reset all your windows system to normal, good program for XP.

Posted on Feb 25, 2010

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Gateway dx4200 09 dvd drive will not eject?


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Unable To Eject DVD From DVD-ROM Drive With The Eject
The DVD-ROM drive will not open to release the DVD when the button is pushed on the drive. RESOLUTION:
  1. Shut down the program that you are installing or running that uses the DVD-ROM drive.
  2. Wait 10 to 15 seconds, and then open the DVD-ROM drive by pushing the eject button on the DVD-ROM drive.
  3. If the DVD-ROM drive door still does not open, do the following:
    • Insert a paper clip or small pointed object into the small hole near the button on the DVD-ROM door.
      Gently push in the paper clip until the DVD-ROM door opens.
    • Remove the CD from the drive.
To prevent the DVD-ROM drive from exhibiting this behavior again, follow these steps:
  1. From the Start menu, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. In Control Panel, double-click the System icon.
  3. In the System Properties dialog box, click the Device Manager tab.
  4. On the Device Manager tab, double-click the CD-ROM category.
  5. Double-click Toshiba DVD-ROM.
  6. In the Toshiba DVD-ROM Properties dialog box, click the Settings tab.
  7. On the Settings tab, clear the Auto insertion notification check box, and then click OK.
  8. Click Close.

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Can't eject CD from CD rom


Disassembling may be your only option, if the CD is Broken or jammed. Try rebooting and pushing the DVD rom button at boot. I had a DVD explode, I had to remove the drive and disassembling the DVD rom to remove all the pieces.

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Bd rom wont eject


If it does not eject, how does it open?

Make sure it has power (ejects). Check Device Manager in Safe Mode by pressing F8 during boot. Right click My Computer > Manage. Select Device Manager > View > Show Hidden Devices. Now delete all DVD/CD-ROMs and reboot. Windows will say "New Hardware Found" and install. Check BIOS by pressing F key (correct F key is noted during boot) and make sure BIOS see's the Optical Drive.

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Cd stuck in emachine and there's no pin hole


Click start control panel administration tools computer management device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question /exclamation mark ? ! or a red X right click to update driver

you might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd/dvd restart your computer then plug them back this should activate the found new hardware wizard

if this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem if you cant see your disk drive in windows explorer


Close all open programs

Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

SYSTEM

CurrentControlSet

Control

Class

{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.

Upper Filters

Lower Filters

Upper Filters.bak

Lower Filters.bak

If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete

After deleting the keys, close the registry editor
Reboot your computer

Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone.


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I want to eject cd from cd rom apple system imac


To eject a CD/DVD that is not recognized by your computer, boot up while holding down the eject button on your keyboard, and continue to hold down eject until the disk ejects.

If this does not work, hold down your mouse button while booting up in the same way.

If neither of these work, open Terminal and type in the following:

drutil tray eject

If your disc does still not eject, your optical drive likely needs repair.

May 21, 2010 | Apple iMac G5 Desktop

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How am i going to eject the disc manually?


Hello there:
This sounds like to me that your cd rom device is going out on you when the disk gets stuck and refuses to come out what you can do is to get a paper clip and sraightren it out now look on the cd rom door and you will see a verry small hole if you press in on the door button and insert the paper clip in the hole when you see the light for the cd rom door turn on press in on the paper clip failrl hard and it will release the locking mechanism and the door will open for you.
you can try to clean the entire tray and the slides tht the tray runs on get some canned air and spray the area really well on both sides and see if this helps
If not that you may want to consider havaing the cd rom drive replaced ok
Hope this is very help ful for you
Best regards Michael

Jan 16, 2010 | Dell Studio 15 Laptop

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Hi, I have two cd drives that originally came with the Dell dimensions 3000 PC home edition I own, I've had them for a while, but recently my cd drive has ceased to work, the computer doesnt acknowledge...


The best bet and I have had several customers bring systems in with this problem is you have to edit the registry file and get rid of the upper and lower registry values once you do this save and reboot the machine it is just like a new drive was installed worked on all of theres one however came back to me twice and it turned out it was a conflict with other installed hardware. Hope this helps If you simply go to google.com and type clear upper lower registry values and the name and model of you drive as above it usually gives you a step by step and happy computing. Check us out on the web @ http://www.davispcrepair.com or contact me personally @ kzthomas@davispcrepair.com

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A dvd is stuck in the drive. It resists all attempts at removal including the ''eject cd'' command in Open Firmware. Can I manually remove it?


The iMac (Slot loading) computer's disc eject mechanism is electrical instead of mechanical. To eject a CD-ROM disc at startup that contains system software, press the mouse button until the computer ejects the disc. If the disc does not contain system software, wait for the iMac to start up and drag the disc icon to the Trash.

If either of these steps fails to eject the disc, push the drive's manual eject button with a small, blunt object like a paper clip. This button is located to the right of the CD/DVD slot as shown in Figure 1. The computer must be turned on to eject a disc in this manner.


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Once the disc is ejected, it extends just beyond its center hole so you can remove it from the drive. If the disc fails to eject, while holding in the paper clip, use another CD to gently push against the inserted CD. This gentle pressure may help to release the inserted CD.

Important: After ejecting the disc with the manual eject button, you must restart the iMac in order for the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive to work.
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Did it work OK under XP Home ?
Did you do a clean install or Upgrade your sytem when you "upgraded" to XP Pro ?

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