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CD Drive Opens With Difficulty

I opened my CD Drive by inserting a paper clip into the small hole that opens in manually, but now that it's open, it will not open and close smoothly! It won't read the CD's either, but I think this has something to do with the fact that it has difficulty opening and closing.

I can feel it hitting something as it opens and closes (which I have to do by hand). It feels like some sort of ridges on the thing you place the CD on.

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Hey, you may have damaged the gears when you used the paperclip. There isn't much you can do besides replacing the cd drive. You can pick one up at office supply stores or some walmarts.

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