Newly built computer dvd drive wont open or read Tags: New Build Computer DVD Drives Systems Last response: October 17, 2011 10:02 PM in Systems Share nichoals013192 October 17, 2011 9:08:19 PM Hi i have just finished building my computer and am ready to load the OS on it but the DVD drive will not work it is non responsive the only thing it does is light up when i push the open button. Please help and thank you ahead of time. More about : newly built computer dvd drive wont open read | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Outlander_04 October 17, 2011 9:14:41 PM assuming the power and SATA cable are connected and you can see in BIOS that its listed in the boot order Then you have a faulty dvd drive . You can open it with a paper clip . Insert in to the tiny hole on the front by the tray . It may still read and write .....just not open | Report abuse nichoals013192 October 17, 2011 10:02:18 PM Outlander_04 said:assuming the power and SATA cable are connected and you can see in BIOS that its listed in the boot order Then you have a faulty dvd drive . You can open it with a paper clip . Insert in to the tiny hole on the front by the tray . It may still read and write .....just not open Thank ou very much. I took your advice and checked the cables and it turned out to be a faulty sata cable, so iput a new in and it works great. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Newly built computer dvd drive wont open or read> Related ressources: ForumScreen won't turn on in my newly built computer ForumMy newly built gaming computer randomly restarts (please help :() ForumNewly built , won't power up ForumNewly built computer won't turn on. No LED light. ForumNewly Built System Won't Turn On ForumFor Sale: Newly Built Computer $825.00 + free shipping ForumDVD Drive Wont read /Write ForumMy newly built computer wont start up! please help! ForumNewly built computer .. wont boot or beep I need help ForumPlease help! Newly built PC won't start. :'( ForumWindows won't load on a brand newly built computer ForumI can't get my newly built computer running ForumPCI compatibility question More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !