Help - CD Drive won't open!!

  DANZIG 11:30 11 Apr 04


This has just happened this morning. Opened my CD Drive as normal, popped a disc in and played a game.

1 hour later after getting a touch bored of it, quit the game but.....the CD Drive won't open!

Whenever I press the 'Eject' button, the green light that I assume means there is something in the drive goes red and it just won't open.

What's going on?

  VoG II 11:31 11 Apr 04

Unravel a paperclip and poke the end into the small hole on the front of the drive.

  DANZIG 11:33 11 Apr 04

What should happen then???

  VoG II 11:34 11 Apr 04

Drive should open.

  DANZIG 11:38 11 Apr 04

Right. I'll give it a shot.

make sure you push the paper clip in the hole hard and far enough so that you feel a bit of resistance , then give it a bit of a push and it'll pop open.

  DANZIG 11:44 11 Apr 04

OK, thanks Guys.

CD Drive now open!


Why did it happen in the first place though?

First time its done it ever!


click on the resolved box please


  woodchip 21:06 11 Apr 04

My DVD drive does the same on some disc's I have to be persistent. i.e keep pressing or just hold the button in. other than the above switch comp off and open CD drive as it's restarting

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