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How to Eject a Stuck CD from the CD Drive. It's already inside inside the CD drive. the CD Drive cannot eject by itself. it's an XP PC

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If u look at the cd drive tray there is a small hole
use a paper clip and push the paper clip in the hole and the tray will open

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

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    Ali Khambati Dec 13, 2008

    if u look at the cd drive tray there is a small hole

    use a paper clip and push the paper clip in the hole and the tray will open

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