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Dell Modem CD Drawer Won't Open

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I can't get my cd/dvd drawer to open on my Dell Desktop Modem. Any suggestions or tricks to manually open it?

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  • sjva Nov 08, 2008

    Thanks Sikanddive,



    Unfortunately, there is no pinhole on the front of the CD/DVD drawer. I tried gently prying it open on the sides but no luck. Any other ideas?



    Thanks so much

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Yes. There should be a very small hole on the front of the CD/DVD drawer. Insert a straightened paper clip into this hole until you feel it push a button, and this should manually release the drawer.

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

  • Lee Eismann Nov 08, 2008

    That is strange. All of the CD/DVD drives that I have serviced have had a manual release button on the front.

    Could you please give me the exact model name/number of your Dell desktop? This is usually noted on a label on the back of the machine.

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