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Old 09-18-2008, 10:38 AM   #1 (permalink)
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The CD drive on my laptop is not opening. When I depress the button the light comes on but the drive just will not open. Any suggestions???
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Turn off the laptop - take out the battery. Then take out the drive (unsrewing it, depeding on the model you may have to remove the entire bottom half of the unit) and ensure that a CD isn't jaming it or that the case isn't overlaping where the drive pops out.
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Old 09-18-2008, 12:11 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Turn off the laptop - take out the battery. Then take out the drive (unsrewing it, depeding on the model you may have to remove the entire bottom half of the unit) and ensure that a CD isn't jaming it or that the case isn't overlaping where the drive pops out.
I will try that....
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Hello,

Is a CD still in the drive? Also, can you manually eject the tray? - there should be a small hole on the front of the tray where you can manually eject it using a paperclip.
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