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My DVD RW drive won''t open and the one below it opens sometimes,

\015 The F drive i have to open with a paper clip most of the time,Hope you can help. Its a gateway P C Thank you ClintIt also dosent read my CDs all the time?\015

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Hello;
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\015\012Have you tried Windows Explorer; "right" click on the drive and select 'Eject'?
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\015\012Also, if it's not reading at times - sounds like dirty lense; use CD/DVD cleaner; you can buy those anywhere these days very cheaply.
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\015\012I hope that helps,
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\015\012Thanks.
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