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Hello there, I am the computer technician that will be assisting you today. My name is Norman-Wynne Damstra.

Welcome to Fixya, Paul Stanford.

Here is what needs to be done if the DVD drive is a normal 5.25" (inch) desktop drive.

On the front of the drive, below the tray front cover is a little hole.
This hole is the key to opening your DVD drive.

Bend a paper clip, so that you get a long length, about 2" (inches) long. Now push the paper clip into the hole and your DVD drive tray will open.

Caution: Do this when your computer is off and be sure NOT to use the LED hole!

Take care!
Norman-Wynne Damstra

Posted on Feb 09, 2012

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