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CD ROM New to this laptop, why does the CD not pop out all the time when I am done? I have to shut it off and then reboot it to get the CD out.

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  • Anonymous Dec 06, 2008

    This is brand new, just got it. Just barely started doing anything to the laptop. I installed the pinball CD it came with and for some reason when i go to click on "safely remove hardware" and it says okay, then the CD holder will not come open. I had to shut down the dell and reboot it and then the CD holder would open.

  • Joe May 11, 2010

    Have you re-installed the operating system recently?

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Software lock. Sometimes Nero will do this, sometimes the application software itself (if it's a game like Homeworld 2) will lock the drive.

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