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Shw-160p6s disc drive will not open

Gateway model 5220 disc drive tray will not open

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You can open manually using small metal stick (metal paper clip).
Turn off PC, poke small hole (under the tray) gently. Check the rubber ring (like fan belt that goes to electrical motor), it might too loose.

Posted on Apr 26, 2010

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You will have to open the unit. To be honest, it's a good idea to buy a new one as I had to change to belt and my drive started smoking when I turned my computer on.

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What is the comparable drive for lite-on dvdrw drive SHW-160P6S?


IMHO this Lite-On model,

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4893211&csid=_21

Except it is faster, will read, and burn dual layer disks, and also has LightScribe Technology.

(LightScribe Technology is from HP. You have to use HP disks, (CD or DVD) that are made for LightScribe Technology)

This is the specifications of the Lite-On SHW-160P6S for you to compare against,

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1740403&CatId=482

This is information about HP's LightScribe Technology,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LightScribe

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do it only if u r a professional..

open it up, with the lens assembly there is a small preset, turn it using a screw driver a little anti-clockwise..clean the lens with clean cotton using isopropyl alcohol..
if not done, replace the lens assembly..
or else, replace the drive with a standby n see..

i gotta know: is ur drive pata/sata and the device make n model..
assuming that ur drive is pata, n u r a professional n aware of bios/cmos setup utility handling..!!
open up ur system cabinet and see if all the data cables n jumper settings at the back of the drives (master/slave selection)..itz most important..!!
however, at the bootup (0.29sec) start pressing briskly the key to enter cmos utility or bios setup (eg. F1/F2/F10/Del as applicable)..glance in the standard settings if r detected individually..change the 'Mode' if m/b is hybrid type(both SATA+PATA) : Native/Compatible/Enhanced (as applicable)..
see if ur device needs any additional driver or not, if so try downloading..
also try checking itz data cable for loose or faulty..
above all explanation is applicable only if itz not being detected by the m/b or system..(not for reading or writing problem)..

contact ur system admin/vendor....

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Hi,

Thanks for coming to FixYa, The problem you have is either a well documented software problem or a failing drive.

Click the below link, then scroll down and click the "Fix It" button. Follow the onscreen instructions, restart when it's done and see if your drive re-appears. If it does, you're done, if it doesn't work then your drive is most likely failed and you should replace it.

www.microsoft.com/kb/341060/

Hope this helps FixYa,


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