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If you disk drive won't open then:

1)reset the PC bu unplugging all the cords from the back for 1 hour.After 1 hour plugin all the cords and then press and hold the disk rive button.It will come out.

2)If the **** drive still won't open then take a paper clip and insert it into the hole.You will find this small hole beside the button of your disk drive.You will have to insert the paper clip in it and press and hold for 1 min.It will come out.

Posted on May 15, 2009


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