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CDROM ejects a CD which is still spinning!

by Halsted101 / May 13, 2006 5:50 AM PDT

Hi,

I am running an HP VECTRA 1.6 Ghz with Windows XP sp1
When I put a CD in the drive, even if I hold down the shift key to prevent autoplay the CD seems to be spinning for at least 4-5 minutes. Is this normal.

Also if you press the manual eject button on the door during this time the CD ejects while stull spinning. It turns 2 turns and then stops.

I have been having no other problems with the CDROM. This premature Ejection problem does not occur with the same CD all the time. It also occurred with a Original Factory made CD ( Game CD )

I run my machine in pretty dusty conditions, is this due to a dust problem on the lens or is it a CDROM fault?

Thanks in advance!

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I think its the dust because autoplay is not the reason
by anne O'Brien / May 13, 2006 6:10 AM PDT

I think u should clean up ue computer area and try to open the computer and clean the inside then try it out and i think the lens has some dirt on it

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