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CD Rom Drive door closes when the button is pushed, but then within 5 seconds opens again. It just will not stay closed, but I couldn't see that there is anything obstructing it when I used a flashlight to check.

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It is highly probable that your CD ROM drive has malfunctioned and need to be replaced. I had the same problem with a drive in one of my PCs.

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Inside the computer chass, if you can see the CDROM is connected to the same data cable as that of an hard drive or something, you might like to remove the CDROM to another data cable or make sure the jumper of the CDROM is set to master. That may fix it.
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