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How do I open the disc tray on my Toshiba Satellite L840 laptop?

I just got this laptop, and I have no idea how to open it.

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SOURCE: DVD-CD Drive keeps opening itself

This is due to the motor fault..you have to take it to service center as it is under warranty..

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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SOURCE: Can't read discs

Is power getting to the drive? Will the tray open and light blink when closing the drive?

If so, it sounds like the lens may be dirty. There are several things you can try: Gently blow into the open drive, use a vacuum, purchase a lens cleaner.

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Toshiba Satellite L505 series laptop would not open windows

Hello,

Please restart the computer and repeatedly tap the F8 key (you need to press F8 before windows starts to load)

A menu should appear. Select Safe Mode and press Enter

Let me know if it able to start in safe mode


Thanks

Posted on Feb 19, 2010

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SOURCE: how to open a disk tray on a toshiba satellite

Right next to the button there is a small whole. Get a needle or a paper clip and push through the hole, the disk tray will pop out.

Posted on Dec 02, 2010

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SOURCE: i have a toshiba satellite pro U400 my cd/ dvd tray cannot open ive tryed opening it with the paperclip solution but still it is not opening

this really is a bad situation,pc's in general are very flimsy in this area in construction ,,you can easily break the internal mechanisms of the drive if you force it the only other option would be to dismantle it completly and see where it is stuck,,release it then re-assemble--good luck---Davey

Posted on Jun 20, 2012

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2. The disc extends slightly over the sides of the disc tray so you can grasp it. Gently lift out the disc.
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Pressing the eject button will not open the disc tray when the computer power is off. If the power is off, you can open the disc tray by inserting a slender object (about 20 mm) such as a traightened paper clip into the manual eject hole near the eject button.

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Turn off the power before you use the manual eject hole. If the disc is spinning when you open the disc tray, the disc could fly off the spindle and cause injury.

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