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Dell Dimension 8400 Bottom DVD Drive will not open

The DVD drive will simply not open. I tried to Re-install the drives and there are apparently 3 different disk drives or something. I brought up the properties menu from the my computer screen and it says that the drives are working fine, but it will not open. i have no idea what I am doing and would really like to open this drive!

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Well in most PC related optical drives, there is a very small opening on the front of the drive, who gives access to the opening mecanism. You can use one end of a small paperclip to reach it. (In case you have a CD in there you want) Now about it working the usual way, there isnt much your can do, maybe somthing related to it's power, but again, if somthing is broken... unless it's still in waranty Good luck!

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