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andy Barclay Posted on Feb 04, 2007
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DVD Rom Drawer

I have an HP Pavilion a1330n. The DVD Rom drawer keeps opening and closing every few seconds. It may stop for a short while but then starts again constantly & is driving me mad. The Computer is about a year old (give or take a couple of months eith way -cannot remember when exactly I purchased it & cannot find the blasted receipt!!!) I have tried a variety of virus scans all to no avail & wonder whether it may be a hardware problem rather than a software issue. Any ideas??????

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This is a sure sign that the drive is faulty or the ide connection. Try a different ide connector from the other ide cable in your computer if you are able.

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