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Dvd drive seems not to be having power and door does not open

My compaq laptop started to show the problem slightly by refusing to open sometimes, now it does not open at all and when i open it manualy it does not read the discs inside it.

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  • bartman4ever Dec 26, 2008

    I have a Compaq presario r3000 when i put a dvd or a cd in the drive it won't play anything

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How to open the disk drive


Open the Computer folder in Start Menu, select the DVD Rom Icon, right click, select Eject. If a DVD or CD has exploded inside remove DVD Rom and open the DVD case. Sometimes if you open the front case door cover and access the DVD/CD drive door you will see a tiny hole to insert a open paper clip that will open the tray.

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My laptop has a strange problem. CDs and DVDs do work fine but when I put in 1 particular DVD the drive does not recognise it. The DVD is working on other computers though. I have an ACER ASPIRE 6530 ,...


Hello,

This is not uncommon at all.

There are slight variations in drives and the tracks of data on the disks are extremely small. A disk may be off a tiny amount and may not work in some drives but will work in others. This seems to be particularly true of user recorded disks.

One thing that sometimes works is to make a copy of the disk. Even making a copy with a drive that won't read it normally may sometimes work. The disk copying software will usually warn you and refuse to try if it really can't read it. Try copying it in another machine, that should solve the problem.

HTH

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I emachine dvd rom/burner won't open how can i open it? but before it really do not play any dvd and then now it wont open.


If the door on your CD/DVD drive will not open when you push the eject button (on the front of the drive), Click on Start, My Computer, and Right Click on your CD/DVD drive. Then Click on Eject. If the door still refuses to open, you can insert a paper clip into the small hole on the faceplate of the drive and push it in until the door opens. If the door continues to refuse to open in the normal manner, you will have to replace the drive,
If you have any additional questions contact me by clicking on the "Add a comment" link located under your problem description on FixYa. Also, if you believe that this information was helpful to you, please rate my solution using FixYa's "Solution Helpful" rating scale.
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can u help me plz.

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I want to know how to open the DVD door


If the door on your CD/DVD drive will not open when you push the eject button (on the front of the drive), Click on Start, My Computer, and Right Click on your CD/DVD drive. Then Click on Eject. If the door still refuses to open, you can insert a paper clip into the small hole on the faceplate of the drive and push it in until the door opens. If the door continues to refuse to open in the normal manner, you will have to replace the drive,
If you have any additional questions contact me by clicking on the "Add a comment" link located under your problem description on FixYa. Also, if you believe that this information was helpful to you, please rate my solution using FixYa's "Solution Helpful" rating scale.
Best regards,
Yavacotech

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Normally it would show up in "my Computer" as a drive, if it is not, then the computer is acting like it is not installed or not enabled. Go to the device manager and look for the dvd drive there and see what the properties say. Put the computer on its back and with a small phillips screwdriver, remove the screw that holds the drive to the motherboard. Now flip the laptop back on its feet and insert an open paperclip into the small hole in the door of the dvd drive bezel, this willphysically trip the door to open. Pull the door and tray out and keep pulling and the rest of the drive will follow. Power up your laptop with the drive missing and access "My Computer" and see if anything changes. Now,power down the laptop, remove the battery....wait 30 seconds and slide the drive in and make sure it seats all the way in, replace the hold down screw, replace the battery and power it up. Let windows recognize the drive and load drivers for it. If it does not read the drive, there may be an issue with either the interface on the drive or the socket on the motherboard.

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When this happens the drive lock is faulty, or there is a control problem.

Unplug laptop power cord and remove battery for ten minutes.

If the DVD still does not lock when there is no power, and when you connect everything back, then DVD latch has a fault, probably a mechanical problem.

If laptop is new get it replaced, or get the DVD unit replaced. Contact the retailer for service and replacement conditions.

Regards

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update the firm ware for this drive if that is possible. This will rewrite the eprom data and hopefully restore lost functionality.

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