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DVD Drive Turns On Computer


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#1 time2spare

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 08:18 PM

OK, so I shut the machine down, but remembered I had left a CD in the drive that I needed for another machine. So to save some time I grab a paper clip and manually open the drive to recover the CD. When I push the tray back into the drive the computer starts up as if I had turned on the power. I thought it was a fluke, so after shutting it down again, I repeated the task, and it happens again!! I do it a third time, very slowly, same thing.
I don't really see this as a problem, because really, just how often do you need to manually remove a CD, but just wondering, WHAT would cause this??

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 08:40 PM

Hmm you are right in saying that it is interesting.. It may be some discrete and intentional thing with the computer. What is the systems specs?
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#3 time2spare

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 12:20 AM

Specs
Just common stuff

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 09:51 AM

I'd check the BIOS "wake on" settings.

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