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LG DVD BURNER problem


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ok here it goes

i wanted to burn some data on a dvd, mostly movies. i pressed the button to open my dvd wr when it doesnt open. it kept flashing. so i turned off my computer and rebooted it. same problem. i opened my computer, i looked. i think i connected it right, the power cable and the data cable i reconnected everything after that. and then something odd. when i pressed the button to open it. it flashed normaly for 2 or 3 seconds, after that it kept flashing very fast, then it went back flashing normally. oh yea, i installed a 550 PSU lately. so this was after.

what happened? did i connect something wrong?

Edited by silencer.dot, 07 September 2006 - 09:43 PM.

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someone help plz, i need this asap
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Reboot the PC and keep pressing the ROM drive button as it is rebooting
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doesnt work... the tray just wont open.

i did nothing to it, why breaks down on me now?
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bump.
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Has the drive ever worked properly? If this just sharted happening, did you install any software just prior to the problem? There is a small pin hole on the font of the drive. You can use a paper clip, straighten it out and insert one end into the pin hole to open the tray.
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the drive was working proberly before, i dunno why the tray stoped working. i tried installing new drivers for it, but didnt work.

ok i got my tray opened using a paper clip. still, when i press the button the tray doesnt open, i inserted a cd, and doesnt work. computer doesnt detect it/.

Edited by silencer.dot, 09 September 2006 - 12:23 PM.

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ok, does the drive show up in "my computer"? If it does not try running the cd gone patch at
http://www.geekstogo...ne-t109781.html
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yeah i see the drive in my computer. i tried taking apart my dvd-wr apart, but wasnt able to get pass the front part -_-

Edited by silencer.dot, 09 September 2006 - 05:15 PM.

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It may be time to replace the drive.
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o.o but i bought it a 2 years ago with my computer. why break down on me all the sudden? o.O
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That's how modern electronic stuff works -- one minute it works then it packs up. You've actually done well to get 2 years use from it. Look at it this way, they cost 5 times as much 2 years ago, so celebrate by getting yourself a new one.
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