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CD ROM is jammed-wont open

Recently i was installing a CD.When i opened the CD tray to take it out i found that the CD had broken and a few chunks of it are stuck inside the CD ROM.now it wont open becoz of that.I want to know why did my cd break and how can i fix my CD ROM now??

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This has happened to me. Sometimes when I'm in a hurry I'll place a CD or DVD in the tray and start to close it without making sure that the disk is seated flat in the tray. If it's ****-eyed the CD wil shatter when the tray is closed. The only way to remove the pieces inside the CD drive is to take apart the CD drive. Might be easier just to replace the unit. They run from about $25.00 to $75.00. One other note: You can try to open the tray manually by inserting the end of a paper clip into a small hole on the front bezel of the drive.

Posted on Oct 17, 2008

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