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CD/DVD drive constantly Opening and closing

For three days now my cd/dvd drive has been opening and staying open and also opening and closing several times an hour.  What is causing this and how can I fix it?

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Re: CD/DVD drive constantly Opening and closing

What Model PC? (and What Operating System?).  Make sure it's not a meda player that is doing it. Close any and all media players and see if it stops.

Barring a defective drive (either the front panel open/close switch or an internal problem), it could be malware.  Do a complete spyware scan with a program such as "MBAM" that has an up to date data file and also do a complete virus scan with up to date virus program and data file.   

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