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Dvd drive wont eject the dvd.

My dell studio xps 16 has got a problem with its dvd drive. i inserted a film disc and now its not ejecting at all. the rom reads the disc but the dvd wont come out. it was working earlier.

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  • kevin May 29, 2009

    no both cant work. coz the drive wont come out, its fixed with screw inside and it doesn;t have drawer coming out like directly inserting the dvd. i dont know what these type of drives are called. what is it optiarc dvd drive.

  • kevin May 29, 2009

    thanks. shall contact dell to send an engineer to check it out. thanks a lot all.

    take care and thanks again.....

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Find a thin stick but must be verry thin.  you will see a small hole in DVD uniit.  put the stick in it your dvd will eject.

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  • meteshadow May 29, 2009

    need to take to Service.

  • meteshadow May 29, 2009

    thanks to choosing FixYa.

  • meteshadow May 29, 2009

    SORRY. yes  call the dell to inspected it .

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You can manually eject the disc by using a straighten paperclip.
On the front of the DVD/CD drive tray there is a small hole, insert the paperclip in this hole and push it in until the tray pops out.
You then can pull the tray out until you can remove the disc.

Posted on May 29, 2009

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