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Computer freezing and turns off when CD drive used

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I bought a PC off Ebay last year and for the most part am really ahppy with it though i have got one really irritating problem thats been with the PC since i had it.

The computer is prone to freezing even when no tasks are being done, also when i use the CD drive it turns itself off literally the power just cuts and whole PC stops. Though the CD drive problem doesnt happen every time i use it. Whilst its a nice personality trait in a computer id prefer it if i could use the CD drive properly.

Could it be that the PSU is not powerful enough and so trips the system?

Any advice greatly appreciated.
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So don't use the CD unit then :)
Seriously though, if you know the drive has an issue, replace it. They're not expensive. If it was a PSU issue it'd affect other things, not just the CD unit.
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