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My new DVD-burner keeps ejecting

Just installed a new DVD-burner (Sony DRU-810A). The computer recognizes it but its rendered useless because upon starting up the computer, the DVD ejects itself, leaving the hatch open. When I try to close it it DOES close back up again, but only for a second. It then "ejects" again like it wants me to feed it a software disc or something. Inserting a disc doesnt do anything however. Please help! H. :-0

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I've had same problem and found I had the DRU-810A as a Master and now I need to make it a Slave. The jumper settings on DVD are unreadable. Jumper for Master setting was on far Right. Which one is the Slave setting?


Posted on Jan 30, 2008

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Try to solve the problem by looking into your PC. What all softwares have you installed? Are you having the problem when you are using some CD/Audio Players ( Does that program crash/hang usually ) ? Only install softwares that you think are useful. It can also be some maicious software. Always update you anti-virus AND anti-spyware. Uninstall all the unwanted softwares. If these dont help solve the problem,... I may help you if you could do the following steps. * When the problem occurs, open Windows Task Manager by pressing Ctrl, Shift, Esc together. * Under processes, note down the names of all the processes along with username and maybe memory usage. * Give all the particlars about your PC and post it to me ( Try "everest" from to prepare a report ). I shall look into the problem and try to help you.

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