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Optical drives keep opening

A very odd thing happened to me today - I got my system all corrected and running correctly, so I thought making a rescue disk would be a good idea - Windows 7 - 64 --

I executed the command and put in a CD, but the alert prompt said no media inserted - and the drive opened by itself - repeatedly. So I tried the other drive - also the same. So I gave up. Now the 2 optical drives open no matter how many times I close them manually, and even after booting the system again they still insist on opening no matter how many times I close them.

Anybody ever heard of anything like this or any solution to make them stay closed?

Thanks

Ed G.
San Diego

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As a test.

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Unplug the data cable and leave the power to the drive. Does it stay closed now?

Hi Ed. Stay Classy neighbor.

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Optical

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I got my system all corrected and running correctly
What does that mean?

so I thought making a rescue disk would be a good idea
What's a rescue disk?

I executed the command
What command?

I'm sure what you did makes perfect sense to you but members are too far away to see your machine.

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(NT) Uninstall the device driver and reboot ?

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