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My dvd is stuck . the tray does not open anymore.

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This is very simple to fix:

Unfold a paper clip so that one end forms a straight rod.

Open the door to the DVD bay if the face of the DVD drive is hidden.

Find a small pin-hole on the face of the drive, usually below the DVD tray, and to the left of the drive.

Insert the rod end of the paper clip into the hole repeatedly, until it catches, and the DVD tray will open toward you.

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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