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Can not get my cd dvd writer to open on my hp pavilion a810n

Can not get my cd dvd writer to open

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  • jlhk_wyo May 11, 2010

    If you take a paper clip and straighten it out, poke it in the little hole next to the eject button on the drive itself and get the CD out, does it work fine after that?

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If no lights shown on drive, Check if power conncetor is rightly & securely connected to drive. try with other connector.

If still the problem persists, change the drive

Posted on Jun 27, 2008

  • nancy anne rowe Feb 09, 2012

    I need to change my DVD drive - how do I determine what would be compatible?

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