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DVD/CD ROM will not open on the emachines desktop. I hear it making a loud noise, it still will not open, even after rebooting several times. Not sure how to open it to insert a disk. Help?

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SOURCE: DVD/CD ROM problem (Dimension 5150)

you cleared the bios settings by removing the battery.
Go into the dell bios at startup F2
make sure it sees the cd rom drive
then save and exit
should fix the issue

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SOURCE: my dvd/cd rom would not

Do you see a tiny little hole in the front of the dvd/cd tray?
Straighten out a paper clip and insert into this hole, a gentle pressure will turn a gear that opens the tray.

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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first of all is the system under warrantty?
secondly the paper clip should work in any case
its either u are not applying proper presure or the clip is short ... the clip should be atleast 2 inches long and when u insert the clip at some point u will feel there is no place inside thats the time u apply presure and it should open ... its a way to open the tray which works on mechenical parts so there is no point of failure with them

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dear friend this is due to u are using a pirated cd .
or your computer lens is not able to read it .
so no need to worry if you have problem try other cd .
and if it fails please contact me

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Dvd burner wouldn't close session - won't eject - now computer not acknowledging disk in cd-rom and it won't manually open. Rebooted several times. Rebooting taking longer now.


click start control panel administrive tools,computer management device manager scroll down cd dvd rom drives if you see a yellow question mark? right click you will have options to update driver,roll back driver,or
select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver or uninstall then reinstall
Click start control panel administrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question mark ? right click you will have options to update driver,roll back driver,or select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver or uninstall then reinstall if this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem if you cant see your disk drive in windows explorer
Close all open programs

Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

SYSTEM

CurrentControlSet

Control

Class

{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.

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

After deleting the keys, close the registry editor
Reboot your computer

Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone.
Hope this helps
if your computer came with a motherboard disc the drivers could be on it
Click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question mark ? right click you will have options to update driver
hope this helps

Apr 28, 2011 | E-Machines emachines (emachinees) CD-ROM...

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My cd/dvd rom stopped working... you can hear it running for a min. or so then nothing... it wil not download my photos from my camera either... I Have a T3985 Emachine desk top ( DVD+/-RW )




make sure that the cd rom is getting enough consistent power test all leads that are attached to the cd rom including electical extensions and make sure they have a secure connection or just replace them there might be bad/faulty or
your drivers may have been corrupted or you might have a virus run your antivrus program
you might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd rom then plug them back in this will activate found new hardware wizard
hope this helps or
you might have to uninstall then reinstall your cd rom or uninstall the driver then reinstall for this device
if this does not fix the problem might be a registry problem
control panel admistrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll down cd dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question mark ? right click you can you can update driver,roll back driver,or select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver or uninstall then reinstall if this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem if you cant see your disk drive in windows explorer
Close all open programs

Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

SYSTEM

CurrentControlSet

Control

Class

{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.

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

After deleting the keys, close the registry editor
Reboot your computer

Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone.




hope this helps

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Can you play PC DVD ROM on an emachines E4026 Desktop PC. because i just had a game brought for me & when i try to load it , the computer reads it as a blank disc Any help appreciated ...


Based on the one and only specs sheet I could find for this model of emachine, it does have a DVD-ROM drive. So in theory it can. Does the unit play DVD Movies? if yes then it should work, try rebooting and then putting the disc in again. I assume the disc is clean and scratch free as the game is new.

If the OS on your computer has ever been reinstalled, you may be missing the driver for the drive, in which case windows would treat it as a generic CD-ROM drive, and not be able to read DVDs, you can get the drivers for the drive from the emachines website if this is the case.

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Emachine T4060 -black screen-no cd-rom boot


Hi,
If it is DVD Drive, then sometimes in BIOS you'll also find the option for DVD Drive together with CD Drive. Choose the correct one and boot your PC.
Please come back and vote for me, if this turns to be helpful for you. Thnx

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Need to replace dvd/cd drive for emachine desktop,


just u replace try with ASUS dvd/cd drive it will support you

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Emachine t6216 cd rom wont read


update your driver software for the cd/dvd drive that you have just go to the emachine support website lookup your computer and download the drivers for the drives if that doesnt work it might be a loose connection in the case open the case and make sure all the connections in the case are connected tight and right to the cd/dvd drive

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My computer makes a loud noise,how can I fix this problem please?


there are a limited number of things that could be making noises. take off the cover of your computer and listen close when you start it. A fan would be the first thing i'de suspect. check them all- cpu fan- motherboard fan-videocard fan- powersupply fan.
I would also listen to the powersupply (rear top of computer)
only things left to check that could be making noise are the cd/dvd rom, floppy drive (both wont run without a disk in them) and your hard drive which would be the last one to make noise. the hard drive runs everytime your computer moves data, if it is getting loud, i would suggest backing up important files and shopping for a new one. Post again here if I can be of further assistance.
Regards..

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CD and DVD drives


cd rom drives are pretty straightforward. if they dont open, there's no way to fix it since the units are non user serviceable. replacement is the only option. :)

Oct 14, 2008 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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Cd/dvd


Try deleting it from the Device Manager and rebooting. If Windows has eaten the driver, it will try to reinstall it during the reboot.
Follow this sequence:

- Start
- Control Panel
- System
- Hardware
- Device Manager

Locate the entry for DVD/CD-ROM Drives and expand the listing.
Highlight the drive(s) and delete them.

If the Plug & 'Pray' is working, Windows will 'find' a new device and install the basic drivers for it.

Aug 31, 2008 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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