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My cd rom tray does not open - LG (GCC4522BK) CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo Drive

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  • ananth2012 May 20, 2009

    plz explain me clearly


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Hit it on top of it or the casing and it will open. but this is not the good way but i have the same problem i use this

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Try using the emergency eject hole in front of the cd rom tray, you'll have to use a paper clip to press that while pressing the eject button at the same time. to check if there's a software issue also try booting in the BIOS by tapping on F2 or Delete as soon as you power up the computer when you get in the BIOS press the eject button on the drive.

if your able to open the disc tray, try inserting a disc. then close/open the tray, some cd rom drive once they're worn out or old they would only open with a disc in, if not better have it replaced.

i'm assuming that you are using a desktop. if you are using a laptop you can take the 2nd solution. 3rd solution for laptop disc drive is you have to reseat the connection, well basically the drive itself. hope that helps.


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  • nestee_rip May 21, 2009

    click this



    click on the hyperlink or the link to open the picture and you can try that. Its the emergency eject hole on your disc drive tray. see if it opens the drive.

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