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CD drive window does not open

I just got an used G4 mirror door. I opened the CD drive door by pressing in the middle joint. But the CD holder does not op[en. How do I open it to insert a CD?
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  • cmahanta Nov 16, 2008

    Thanks much. I have since figured out how to open it.


    Now the next question is about how to open the lower drive. Is it a Zip drive?


    Thanks.


    Chan

  • cmahanta Nov 16, 2008

    No, there is no disk in it. When I open the mirrored lower lid, all I see inside is a fixed metal plate.
    Does it perhaps mean that the machine does not have a reader in the lower slot? My older G4 ( 400 mHz) had a zip drive in the lower slot.

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When you are booting press and hold mouse button downthis should eject the drive have you tried this yet?

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

  • thejohnsonsn Nov 16, 2008

    is there a disk in it ???

  • thejohnsonsn Nov 16, 2008

    if there is a metal plate then yes there is NO other drive in the unit

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