Having problems with your HP Pavilion a705w PC Desktop ?
DVD tray will not stay closed.
\015 The tray will close and pop back open. Device manager says the divice is working properly.\015
Try uninstalling the device in the device manager and restarting the computer.
Let us know if that works.
Let us know if that works.
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