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CD Rom Driver door won't open without using the straightened out paper clip or pressing the driver door button upwards of 15, 20 or maybe 25 times. It will eventually open after repeatedly pressing for that long, but that is totally unnecesary. It should be just one time to press and it slides open. My OS is Windows 98. Any suggestions? Tonya

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You can either replace it or reboot your computer open it leave it open for a while then closing it using the button if still doesnt work shut down the computer with the drive open and open the computer.
PS make sure your computer recognizes the Cd rom driver

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If this happens with all your CDs and everytime, I would suggest you should replace your CD Rom Drive with a new one. After use of some years CD Rom Drives have such problems. Otherwise a software might locking your drive. you should find a tool which unlocks the drive and then press the eject button.

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