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My LG multi dvd writer lightscribe tray wont open. the green light is steady. no matter how many times i try to eject the tray ang it wont open. there is dvd+r inside.

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Use a unfolded paperclip and insert it into a small hole below the disc tray. This is the manual eject port. Stick it straight in and push, a little bit of pressure will be needed.

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I do not have a paperclip & I can not eject the DVD

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