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DVD/CD Hardware Problem

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by rockman1047, Jul 14, 2008.

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  1. rockman1047

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    I have a Dell Dimension 8400 running Windows XP.
    In the past 36 months I have had 6 DVD and CD drives replaced in this computer. The problem is always the same in that the tray gets to where it will not open. I open it with a paper clip and the tray is loose and free moving. A couple of times I have seen the small drive belt and it is broken. I have gone through 2 (20X Liteon) drives in the last 60 days with very limited usage. I am the only user of the computer and extremely careful so I know the tray is not being beat up and abused. Would appreciate any help someone may offer.
    Thanks---
     
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