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D drive onj dell dimension 2400 will not open...

Problem was intermittent but now will not open. if needed do you sell drives? thx

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Using a small needle their should be a hole in the front. This is the safety eject hole that will open the drive 99% of the time. Replacing the drive is just as easy. remove the few screws on the bottom of the laptop nearest the drive and grasp ahold of the bay and slide it away from the computer....hope this helped some....
Kevin

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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For this problem it only means that the Hard Disk of the computer is not being detected

Try doing the ff:
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  • Clean the port where the cable is connected (make sure that the computer is unplug)
  • reboot the computer
  • if problem persist contact computer manufacturer
Hope this will help
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Does the dell dimension 2400 burn dvds?


Hi budliteman36
Dell Dimension 2400 series will not bur DVD, see the link blow for specifications.
http://reviews.cnet.com/desktops/dell-dimension-2400-pentium/4507-3118_7-30824846.html?tag=mncol;rnav

You can replace the CD-RW drive with a DVD writer. Here is a list od DVD-R-RW writers.
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/category/category_slc.asp?CatId=89&name=DVD-Burners&

Cheers!
Mike

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Dell dimension 2400 does not recognize cd/dvd drive


Dear Minita,

please follow these steps.

1. Click on START button, the click on RUN
2. Enter REGEDIT and press enter
3. When REGEDIT starts, open up the following folders
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
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Then close REGEDIT, shutdown & restart your PC

if you still having problem or any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Many Thanks.

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Open your dell, remove the cd drive backwards, the cd driver has two green rails where it glides on. Those rails you ned to put back if you replace it with onother driver.

Good luck to you

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yes you should be able to play CD on the DVD reader.
Dimension 2400 have drive slide mounted on the side of the hard drive, cd drive and floppy. they are different for each device. you need the 2 side mount for the dvd. in order to mount them in the Dell.
the drive is inserted from the inside of the box toward the front. The front panel will prevent the device from pop out.
yes, 3 party DVD, CD drive will be shorter and fater that what Dell porvide, but it will work, al long as the opening is accessable.
get the HP DVD driver.

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