Question about ASUS DRW-1608P Dual Layer DVD±R/RW Retail Box Drive - 90-D40100-UAYZ 90D40100UAYZ (90D40100UAYZ) Burner

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My CD will not open when I press (''open'')

My CD will not open when I press the ''open'' button. It is an ASUS drive DRW-1608P3S.

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Hi, Gary.

Give these a try:

In My Computer, right-click your CD's drive letter and select Eject.

Open a paper clip and insert in a tiny pinhole in the drive.

Hope one of these helps.

Posted on Sep 11, 2009

  • NinaE Sep 11, 2009

    If neither works, your drive needs to be replaced.

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asus-drw-1608p3s-u-1-24-firmware-vt1486.html">http://www.inetbridge.net/forum/driver-asus-drw-1608p3s-u-1-24-firmware-vt1486.html


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download the file, extract the content and it will do the rest. make sure to have your dvd drive connected to your computer.

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SYSTEM

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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

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