My laptop's eaten my dvd

  Damarc 19:03 PM 07 Nov 11
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I' ve got a dell studio with a grab dvd driver. When I first had the studio a few years ago I couldn't work out how to get the dvd back out because the media centre is a separate line of touch buttons above the keyboard and it was difficult to see the eject button.

However it was a thinner than usual dvd and it did try to eject a few times to no avail but now says there's no dvd in there. I assume this is a screwdriver job and if so I'll have to take it to the repair shop but if anyone knows any alternative please let me know.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:23 PM 07 Nov 11

For a Car CD player but the principle is the same

  beeuuem 19:33 PM 07 Nov 11

Have you tried navigating to the drive in Windows Explorer, right clicking on the drive and selecting 'Eject' from the context menu?

  Damarc 18:54 PM 08 Nov 11

I've tried all of these, with the exception of some of the car cd stuff which I didn't fancy doing, but nothing has worked so I think it's off to the repair centre for me. Thanks for the advice.

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