strange problem with DVD drive
In the computer I am using right now(see sig), there have been two dvd burners in the computer. One of them I added myself. It is a Sony DRU-810A.
The Sony has been acting up on me lately. Everytime I would go to open it, I would have to press the button more than once to get it to open. Sometimes if I tapped on it, it would come open. It was acting like it was caught or there was not enough power to open it. When I did get it to open, it would come open really fast. Now it won't open at all.
So I took it out and put it in another computer to see if it was my computer causing it. While the computer is booting up, it will open and close fine but when Windows loaded, it quit working. Why would it work while the machine is booting up and quit after Windows is loaded? Both of these machines are using Windows XP. The DVD drive is around 2 to 3 years old. Is it just old age?
Also I have been using that drive to burn stuff on there with Nero 8 trial version and when it is done burning, it will open like it should. It has been reading cd's and dvd's fine, just will not open anymore.
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