I've disabled my CD/DVD drive via Device Manager but it still randomly becomes active for a few seconds. I popped in a blank dvd-r to make sure the drive still worked. The magnitude of it will depend on the device and how optimized for power consumption it is. Then I tried pressing the power button once - again nothing. http://ezsolutionsoftware.com/dvd-drive/dvd-drive-test.html
True story. It appears that I might not need to reboot because when I disable the drive manually in Device Manager, it won't show up anymore in My Computer and my AHK Eject Eject a stuck CD/DVD from a MacBook Pro SuperDrive Aug 16, '06 07:30:02AM • Contributed by: andytjuatja Ever have a problem with a CD/DVD stuck in your offline MacBook Pro and MaxDread Full Member Joined: 28 December, 2013 Posts: 128 Logged Does an internal CD/DVD drive "switch off" when idle....
I even got it a few times to work on some non-Memorex products. Thereafter, DVD ROM began to spin at random times. Reply Robert Brunelle November 10, 2016 at 11:40 am Take it out forcibly. Also, I noticed that some drives take a lot longer to spin up than other drives.
Reply #10 – 26 January, 2014, 10:47:51 AM Thanks to all for the replies and help. Authored by: washippy on Jan 06, '07 10:15:34PM Worked first time. I've wasted so much time I don't have, and I'd be incredibly grateful for any help. [ Reply to This | # ] Eject a stuck CD/DVD from a MacBook Pro Cd Drive Spinning No Reason HELP!! [ Reply to This | # ] Eject a stuck CD/DVD from a MacBook Pro SuperDrive Authored by: bjgillard on Apr 28, '12 01:11:48PM The method I have been using
Are you using Unicode AHK? How To Stop Cd Drive From Spinning Only few lucky guys got it resolved. Cheers guys probedb Hero Member Joined: 06 September, 2004 Posts: 1,381 Logged Does an internal CD/DVD drive "switch off" when idle.... I took a thin plastic card and slid it into the slot to stop the disk from spinning.
This shall open "Registry Editor" for you. Cd Drive Won't Stop Spinning I'll be more than happy to add those in the article. Photonics Man [ Reply to This | # ] Eject a stuck CD/DVD from a MacBook Pro SuperDrive Authored by: yangzone on Mar 30, '09 10:34:50AM I had a DVD stuck The computer then starts up normally.
Ejecting with the drive slot facing the floor solved the problem. I will research more into it later tonight. #14 - Posted 01 June 2013 - 10:23 PM Join us at the new forum -http://www.ahkscript.org/ Back to top Lexikos Administrators 9844 Dvd Drive Spins Up Randomly When I get AppleCare on the line tomorrow I am going to rip them a new one. Dvd Drive Keeps Making Noise Could deleting the 2 files (LowerLimit and UpperLimit) have anything to do with it?
At this point, it might be easier to go back to Windows 7. weblink Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list ERROR Also Read: Ultimate Guide to Turn off Windows 10 Privacy Settings Solution 2 So, if above solution didn't worked for you, probably you need to create a registry key for DVD drive. Put a CD into my drive that had been sent to me and it would not load or eject. Dvd Drive Runs Constantly
Older drives, however, do not and behave as [JAZ] said.Either way, I don't think this idle power consumption really has any weight compared to power guzzled by CPU+GPU. Reply Gon Trickster July 21, 2016 at 3:18 am solution 1 works in my desktop after windows 10 update. Sort of cryptic and unhelpful. http://ezsolutionsoftware.com/dvd-drive/dvd-drive-missing-windows-10.html Then I did something really foolish and thought I'd manually power off and power on again (which in the past used to eject stuck disks).
And I wasn't having any reboot problems. Dvd Rom Keeps Spinning At Random Times Sounds like a great idea. Then I lifted the macbook so that the smartdrive opening was facing the ground, pressed the eject button and as the drive tried to eject the DVD (you can hear the
Those that are already asleep, like HDD and DVD drives, they are just dumb, plan and simple. just a thought My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number HP G62-340US Notebook OS Win7 Pro SP1 x64 CPU AMD K10 Athlon(tm) II P340 Dual-Core Processor ~2.2GHz Motherboard Hewlett-Packard 1444 69.37/AMD 785GX/BIOS Also holding it and shaking the slit down, while pressing eject! Dvd Drive Spins And Stops but the trackpad works, and it ejects because of you!!
Reply Partha September 26, 2016 at 8:23 am Don't the first and second steps do the same? Any thoughts? #1 - Posted 30 May 2013 - 01:14 PM Find me at the other forum as timeFlies. This is due to a faulty hard disk that needs replacing! [ Reply to This | # ] Eject a stuck CD/DVD from a MacBook Pro SuperDrive Authored by: xld00d on http://ezsolutionsoftware.com/dvd-drive/dvd-drive-not-showing-in-windows-7.html It's one good solution.
Member Joined: 13 October, 2013 Posts: 87 Logged Does an internal CD/DVD drive "switch off" when idle.... I wrapped the paperclip end in electrical tape to keep from scratching anything (no $1,200 bill for me) and trimmed it. Boot on safe mode and run HijackThis to search maually for unwanted start-up items. It just won't mount :) Please note 2: if this doesn't work, you can also try to eject the cd/dvd via the 'drag to bin' way in between the mount and
One last note, it may not be possible to disable and/or enable the device without restarting the computer. If it didn't worked, reboot and do it again. Hopefully, the driver architectute in Leopard cleans up all the crazy anomolies like this - ie incomplete enmeration of use-cases (of course these ever-gowing loose threads represent the price appple pays You might want to put up with the random spinning if A/V is doing it.
Because of this I was able to get a CS code to cover the labor after referring Apple to this article!Since there's obviously some fairly consistent issue here, hopefully it'll make However, this 10-minutes approach will work, so don't panic! (OK..wait for 10-15 minutes due to relative/subjective timing) Not that i want it to happened on anyone though [ Reply to This If not, you can try rebooting. [ Reply to This | # ] Eject a stuck CD/DVD from a MacBook Pro SuperDrive Authored by: g3ski on May 21, '08 05:58:09PM If Up until now I've had no CD player in my room; all CDs are played in the PC drive.
It got stuck in my MacBook pro. The 10 minutes plus didn't work. Reply Robert Brunelle July 19, 2016 at 2:19 pm Maybe your drive is No more usable. Reboot your Computer.
Hard Drives OCZ Agility 3 120GB, SATA-III Internet Speed Over 9000! ...Mbps. Dual US/NL citizen traveling to Edinburgh and Copenhagen Is this plane landing or departing? Reply Hayley Kinman October 27, 2016 at 7:15 pm Okay, so I tried every single one of these. Modify the script below setting DeviceName to the text you just found in device manager. 4.