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Advent PC cannot extract broken DVD Drive. is there a special tool required to depress the locating lugs?

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On almost all CD-Roms and DVD-ROMS there is a very, very small pin-hole on the disk drive door located, usually in the middle lower third of the door... but not always. When you find it you will need to do the following:

  1. Take a medium or large sized paper clip and straighten it out so at least two of the clips sections are straight.
  2. Put the straightened wire into the hole and push it gently straight into the hole until you feel some resistance. This is the release mechanism for the drive door and track lock.
  3. You then push firmly and steadily into the release tab until the door and track pop out. It only will pop out about a half an inch or a little less, but it isn't locked any more.
  4. Now you can use your fingers and pull the tray the rest of the way out to retrieve you media
I hope this will resolve your problem, Good Luck

Posted on Feb 04, 2009


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