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Dell 3000 cd rom being uncooperative....
\015 Pushing button will not eject tray most of the time-occassionally will. ejects fine with a cd in it.\015\012\015\012will no longer automatically install games \015\012\015\012will not manually install- says to insert cd, when i do that, the light on the hard dr. flashes as though its being read and the disc on screen occassionally pops up, but still will not install.\015\012\015\012its been enabled and i have done both dell and microsoft troubleshooters and am being told by microsoft it is working fine. \015\012comp is dell 3000 desktop. \015\012could the optical eye be dirty?? worked fine until about 2 weeks ago. thanx for your time. \015\012going nuts in oregon.\015
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