cd rom eject button not working another way in?

  mrshojo 18:02 24 May 05
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My Tiny pentium 4 fell on the floor and although pc seems to work, cd/dvd drawer does not respond to eject button. Is there another way to open? any suggestions for a fix appreciated. ta Mrs HoJo.

  VoG II 18:04 24 May 05

Straighten a paper clip out and push firmly but gently into the small hole on the front of the drive.

  VideoSentry 18:40 24 May 05

If you use explorer go to the drive and you should find ( when you have double clicked on the drive ) go to file it should give you the option to eject. If that does not work you will have to do as the famous VoG™ says!

  vinnyT 13:52 25 May 05

If you have to do this a lot, go into my computer, select the cd drive and create a shortcut on your desktop. This way all you have to do, is right click the shortcut and select eject, as per VideoSentry suggestion.

Hope this helps.

  amonra 13:57 25 May 05

Have a look inside to check the leads haven't been jerked off the rear of the unit.

  mrshojo 20:04 01 Jun 05

thanks to all for replying. Putting a shortcut on desktop did the trick. Off to check those leads.
Thanks again.
Mrs HoJo

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