Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 530 Desktop Computer (ddcwda1_7) IntelPentium dual-core processor E2140 (1MB L2,1.60GH ?

Disc tray automatically opens when computer is turned on. push it closed and it opens back up. got to hold it closed for it to stay closed.

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In 99.9% of the cases where a CD player or reader has problems with the tray, even if it is not a computer CD tray, it's just because the sensors inside the device that tells it if the tray is open, closed or jammed are covered with dirt, dust and/or grime and just can't find the tray's position anymore, so it tells the reader that it is jammed or whatever and has it try to open it up all the time cause it never receives the signal from the sensor telling it that it is now closed and ready to go. So if you are good with electronics, you can take apart the unit yourself and locate and clean all the sensors with either contact cleaner or rubbing alcohol and put it back together again, and it should work fine now. If you do not want to risk damaging the unit, take it to your local technician and ask him to clean the sensors for you.
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