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Dvd tray and cd tray won't open on hp pavillion a 250n

Push button and it makes noises but doesn't open. manually open and insert disk, it works fine and ejects when you push button. when disk is removed and door closes, it is locked again until you repeat the manual power off open and load.

i have tried disk management eject, new data cables, switch power cables, removal of most software other than operating system, uninstall and reinstall through device manager,etc.

this computer runs xp pro which was upgraded from xp home when it was new.

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    Maarten Steenkamp May 11, 2010

    Did it work OK under XP Home ?
    Did you do a clean install or Upgrade your sytem when you "upgraded" to XP Pro ?


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Did it work OK under XP Home ?
Did you do a clean install or Upgrade your sytem when you "upgraded" to XP Pro ?

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