A few times an hour my external DVD checks

Discussion in 'iMac' started by cochranjd, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. cochranjd macrumors newbie

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    I've got an external DVD drive that I hooked up to my iMac about a week ago.

    Since then, I've noticed a few times an hour, the drive fires up as if something is testing to see if a disc is present.

    Does anyone have any idea what could be causing this or what would be good way to forge ahead troubleshooting the issue?

    Thanks!
     
  2. kfscoll macrumors 65816

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    Mine does the same thing. Why bother troubleshooting? I suspect it's normal.
     

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