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08-05-2005, 05:02 PM
Having trouble with my Samsung RW 52.24.52.

On occassion it will eject the cd disk tray for no reason. This can happen with pretty much any cd rom in the drive. I have recently reinstall win98 to try and fix this problem, but it still dose it now and then.

Any ideas why?

08-05-2005, 06:20 PM
Check for Viruses/Spyware and make sure your system is all up to date with windows updates

08-05-2005, 07:30 PM
How old is the Samsung?. Recently had a Acer RW 16 10 built Oct 2001, about a month ago it started erratically to refuse to open the tray, then a few days ago the green light showed power was available but it refused to spin up, the tray now opened and closed no problem. Did all the checks for loose connections etc but found the BIOS | CMOS Setup Utility | IDE Secondary Master was reading None, had thoughts that there was a motherboard problem but decided to replace with a el cheapo DSE cat no XH6850 for $72 This runs with no problems plus it has DVD if I wish to get with it. BIOS now listing a IDE Secondary Master.