Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 1525 Laptop ?

My cd drive keeps opening every 10 seconds or so..

\015 My cd drive keeps opening by itself every 10 seconds or so. i have restarted my Dell laptop 1525 but its still doing it? what can u do?\015\012nicola\015

Answers :

You must first disable the device from the device manager present in control panel.
then reboot the system and enable the device.
this can solve your problem.
if it is not so then run the extended or symptom tree test with the help of diognastic dvd provided by the dell.
to find out the status of device.
Sometimes if the gears inside the motorized eject are worn, they tend to jump out of possition. And when this happens, the cd can't play, so the tray has to eject to restart the process again. Have you ever tried to eject it with the emergancy eject hole, located to the right of the eject door. Although this is designed to be used for powered down computers and laptops, it can still cause a lot of damage. If you look under the laptop there is a little screw and next to it should be a picture of a padlock and a disk. switch off your laptop, and take out the battery. Don't try to remove anything with the battery in, or the power lead in. Undo the screw with a phillips screw driver, and pull out the cd drive. Now if you take this to a computer shop, you can have it tested for any faults. They normally test it for a small charge or some do it for free. I hope this is helpfull. Take care and god bless
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