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Ejecting cd dell studio 17

I need to know how to eject my cd's from my new Dell Laptop Studio 17.
If you are not knowledgeable on this then please let me know

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  • Anonymous Oct 17, 2008

    Where is the eject button on the studio 17???

  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2008

    Yeah I can't believe they designed a laptop with no freaking eject button. What were they thinking!? Thank you for posting the answer here, JohninMo, because I was looking alll over my new laptop....

  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    Dell studios do not have a cd tray, it's a slot like on a car cd player, and Im having the same problem, it wont eject my cd

  • gregjvahle Feb 06, 2009

    The eject button will not work. Help. Anyone out there.

  • hey 19 Feb 12, 2009

    I cannot fid the fine hole to insert the needle.

    Dell Studio 17 laptop


  • Anonymous Feb 13, 2009

    .thjew ds

  • lms483 Mar 10, 2009

    The only way I can ehect a cd from my laptop is by going into 'computer' Go to drive 'e' and right click and select 'eject'. There must be a quicker way!!

  • Anonymous Apr 19, 2009

    i have a similar problem but mine the eject button is always lit up and my sound, play, skip, etc buttons that are at the top of the keyboard won't work...i just bought this laptop like a week ago please help me... oh and it started ejecting disc randomly when i turn the computer on

  • porgy12345 May 11, 2010

    Why is it that people DO NOT read questions correctly. Not any one of the above answers is right.
    All you know it alls should keep your ill conceived, irresponsible answers to yourselves


  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    My new dell dimension laptop has a disc tray, and FN, but f10 is my forward button.I checked in settings but nothing. please help!

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It's very annoying they don't tell you how to do this. I looked here for the solution, then found it myself.

You have to depress the blue Fn key and simultaneously depress F10. Notice that that key has a blue "eject" symbol on it.

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

  • geniaus May 10, 2011

    You're a star. Thanks
    Problem disk now in my hand.

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    jasmine_28_c Jan 19, 2013

    i did that and it didn't work and my f10 button is the back button not the eject

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Click on COMPUTER, and highlight your cd/dvd drive.
Right click on it, and select EJECT. It will eject your cd/dvd from there.

This doesn't solve the problem as to why your physical eject button won't work, but it's a "work around" until you can get the button issue fixed.

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

  • Kathleen Quinlan Jan 08, 2014

    Thanks so much!!!!!!!!!! I worked on this for 2 hours..There are so many answers that were incorrect. Your is right:)

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You've tried the touch keys at the top of the keyboard -- those buttons light up when you touch them -- control the video, audio and the far right is the dvd eject button

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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Okay here is the solution and I know it is going to sound dumb, but this will work. You will need to do the following to get the media control working so you can eject cds:

1. Power down the lap top
2. Remove battery then press hold down power key for 10 seconds
3. Re-install battery and power back up

Supposely, it is due to a electrostatic issues which dell claims. Personally, I think my step 4 is going to reallyr rethink if I want to keep my studio 17.

Posted on Mar 17, 2009

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Is it stuck or just not responding when you press the eject button? Well , there is a manual way of ejecting the cd tray regardless of whether the laptop is on or not, just take a needle and gently insert it into the fine hole on the tray ( its meant for this purpose) that will release the lock inside and pop the tray out.. you may then hold and and pull it out!!
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Posted on Sep 27, 2008

  • No Champion Jan 02, 2011

    Master at what? There is no tray, only a slot and no hole to ***** things in.....

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Hi everyoni found a solution
just download quickset
install quickset
and reboot pc
here is the link
ftp://ftp.us.dell.com/app/DELL_QUICKSET_A02_R248875.exe

starmike@wowmail.com

Posted on Jul 12, 2010

  • misterkibe Aug 07, 2010

    valeu...só que naio consegui este link mais.
    achei outrohttp://www.downloadatoz.com/driver/downl...
    ma a solucao foi perfeita..prabens

  • No Champion Jan 02, 2011

    You are a champion. I have all the disks for re-installing, but would never have guessed that quickset has to do with the touch buttons. You fixed my problem and made my day, thanks Mate!

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You need to turn off your computer
take the battery out
hold the power button (with the battery out) for abou 10 seconds
put the battery back in
turn the computer on
the key should not be lit anymore

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

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Thanks Starmike, reinstalling quickset worked for me!
went to dell support site, put in the serial tag of my computer (on label on the back)
Found available downloads, quickset is under applications tab.
Worked first time!
Thanks

Posted on Aug 31, 2010

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The only way to fix this is issue is to remove two scres in the battery compartment.  Remove the fromt media panel.  Behind it, the wire needs to be removed (mostly it is crooked if you look at it closely).  The removal is tricky.  The connector opens up.  Don't pull the wire.  Open the connector by lifting it towards you.  Remove the wire.  Reseat it correctly (so it is not crooked).  Close the connector.  Re-essemble everything.  Your Dell is now fixed!.  Also solves the standby eject issue!

Posted on Mar 03, 2009

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Just restart the PC. While the PC is logging out, you should press eject button. And you can have the CD get out of the drive.

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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Uhh.... press the eject button on ur cd rom drive im not sure wht u meant but hope this is ok?

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