CD Drive problem - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-14-2005, 08:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 1
Default CD Drive problem

I have a standard CD/R writer and it has worked great up untill a few days ago.

When I open up the tray the tray pops out and (by itself) closes.
But, the thing is, when I pop a CD in it, it will close, and the light will blink a few times and open again. But that's not all, it will close, and continue to open and then close for about 10-20 cycles. After I wait for it to read my disc, it will have a 50-50 chance either 1. Staying open and will not close, or 2. Close and read my disc like nothing is wrong.

I have excellent spyware protection from multiple programs, so I couldn't imagine it being a spyware issue.

This problem just started occuring a few days ago and I can't figure out what could be the problem with it!

Any help or just suggestions would be great, Thanks!

techdruid is offline  
Old 12-14-2005, 10:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
Monster Techie
sPlAtOiD's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 1,748

I think something in the drive is faulty.Go to the web site of the manufacturer and check out if there is any info on this.
sPlAtOiD is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:46 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.