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imablondok
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Turning on Optical Drive?

Hi, I hope that someone here can help me since neither Toshiba tech support nor Geek Squad know the answer.  I have a Satellite E205 and am running Windows 7.  The problem is that when I unplug the computer, the optical drive turns off.  When I plug it back it, it asks me if I want to turn the optical drive back on, but the thing is that it doesn't always ask right away, sometimes it's 10 minutes later, sometimes an hour....it's so random....and I'm afraid that some day it won't ask at all and I will have no idea how to turn it on.  Geek Squad said that the optical drive should always be on.  Toshiba tech support took me into the advanced power settings and I found a category for Optical Drive but both battery and AC were already marked "On" so I have no idea what's going on here.  Can anyone help me find the setting to keep the optical drive on all the time?  Thank you in advance!

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Jerry_Lippey
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Re: Turning on Optical Drive?

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