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Cd-rom not comin out

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There is a small pin whole where the dvd drive is push it in and it should come out. Nice Posting it 5 times! I guess I'll post it 5 times.

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There is a small pin whole where the dvd drive is push it in and it should come out. Nice Posting it 5 times! I guess I'll post it 5 times.

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