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DVD-ROM I have a Gateway MX3215 - As of recent my CD/DVD-rom is not recognizing when there is a cd/dvd in loaded. The light near the mouse pad blinks 6 times when loaded. The eject button also doesn't work, I get the same 6 blinks and it doesn't open. I have to use a paper clip to manually eject. The system says there is no problem. Do you have any ideas on what I can do?

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Replace the drive - Those should not be too hard to replace - mOst of the newer gateways just have 2 screws on the bottom to remove the drive and it slides right out.

HEre is a link for the hardware guide for that model.
http://assets.gateway.com/s/Manuals/Mobile/8511189.pdf


Then look at the drive to get the model number. Search ebay or the internet for that model and you can get the proper replacement.

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LS-120 SuperDisk drive help The LS120 will not work off a sound card IDE channel. ... If the computer is on, however, does not eject and you are running Windows 9x.

CD-ROM tray not opening See document CH000885 for additional information about why the CD-ROM or other disc tray ejects by itself or does not close.

CD or other disc tray does not close or opens by itself.


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