Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

The CD ROM Drive is not ejecting properly - Computers & Internet

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

  • Contributor
  • 122 Answers

Hi,
Locking device / software installed
First, verify no locking software is being loaded, which would allow the CD-ROM tray not to open. If you are unable to determine this, reboot the computer and as it is booting up, attempt to eject the tray. No power to computer or CD-ROM drive
If you have recently installed a new CD-ROM drive or you have moved the computer, it is possible that the power to the CD-ROM may have become loose or disconnected. Check the cable connections. Bad eject button
If you are running Microsoft Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows ME, or Windows XP, open My computer, right-click on the CD-ROM drive and choose the option to eject. If this ejects your CD-ROM drive tray, it is likely that the button on the CD-ROM drive has become defective and it is recommended that the drive be replaced. CD stuck within drive
It is possible that a CD may have become stuck within the CD-ROM drive. If the CD-ROM drive has a small hole (that is not the head phone jack), using a paper clip, place the paper clip within the hole and attempt to manually eject the CD-ROM tray. If the CD-ROM drive is only partially able to be opened, attempt to pull the tray gently to see if it can be manually ejected. If it cannot be opened any further, it is likely that the gears within the CD-ROM drive have become bad, dislodged, or that a CD is positioned in the drive, which does not allow it to open. Incompatibility with IDE / ATAPI interface
If you have an IBM compatible computer and recently installed the CD-ROM drive and are unable to open the drive, attempt to temporarily disconnect the IDE cable to verify that you not experiencing an issue with an incompatibility between the CD-ROM and motherboard. Once the IDE cable has been disconnected, power on the computer and see if the CD-ROM drive tray is now able to be opened. If the drive is able to be opened with the IDE / ATAPI cable disconnected, it is recommended you use the interface card supplied with the CD-ROM drive or the ATAPI interface on the sound card / motherboard. Bad drive
Unfortunately, if after following the above recommendations you are still unable to properly open the CD-ROM drive using the button on the front of the CD-ROM drive, it is likely defective and should be replaced. Caution: If you are able to open the CD-ROM drive using a paper clip. We do not recommend that you continue using the CD-ROM drive by manually ejecting the CD-ROM using a paper clip. The drive should be replaced and this is not meant to be used as a temporary solution. Additional information and tips for buying a new CD-ROM drive can be found on our CD-ROM buying tips section.

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

Ad

2 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
jepito
  • 216 Answers

SOURCE: acer aspire 5520 cd rom drive is missing

use this tool to reset the cd in the registry
after you run the file - reboot the computer -

http://www.dougknox.com/xp/utils/XP_CD-DVD-Fix.zip

Posted on Dec 30, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How is open the cd room


Bad eject button. If you are running Microsoft Windows, openMy computer, right-click the disc drive icon and choose the option to eject. If this ejects your CD-ROM drive tray, the button on the disc drive is defective, and it is recommended that the drive be replaced.

CD-ROM, DVD, or other disc tray not opening. - Computer Hope

www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000214.htm https://www.google.co.uk/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=how+to+open+the+cd+rom

Nov 25, 2016 | Computers & Internet

Tip

Cdrom drive can not eject / Cdrom is stuck


How To Eject CD from CD-ROM drive if it is Stuck :

If you have a CD into CD-ROM drive and it is stuck and you are trying to eject tray of CDROM by pressing the eject button or windows eject command but CD won't eject as there is no command to eject a stuck compact disc from the CDROM drive then this article is for you.

Step 1: Switch off the computer.

5573fa0.jpgStep 2. On the front of the CD-ROM drive you may find a small hole called Emergency Eject hole below the tray of CD-ROM drive . Take a long pin around 3 inch, (also known as CD ejector) it must be hard enough, insert this pin inside the hole and push a little. The CD tray will slightly move to out.

Step 3: Now you may manually pull the tray and you are done. You have successfully ejected the stucked CD.

Step 4: Switch on the computer and you may work as usual.

Thanks
Proton

on May 12, 2010 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Dv9815nr cd rom eject button


Yes there is. Open My computer and right click the CD ROM Drive icon and click Eject. This way you can eject your Optical Drive Tray.

Aug 10, 2012 | HP Pavilion dv9815nr Laptop

1 Answer

Re: Samsung CD-Rom SC-148C in Dell Dimension 2350 Cannot eject/open tray to CD-Rom - I have tried ejecting tray while re-booting from setup to see if its a software problem of some kind. I've...


  1. Turn off the power to the computer.
  2. Insert a steel rod (about 1.3 mm in diameter) into the emergency eject hole and push hard. (A stiff paper clip may be used).
  3. The disc tray is ejected a short distance. Pull it all the way open by hand. roadfox_2.jpg

Jun 01, 2011 | Samsung SC-148 CD-ROM Drive

1 Answer

My CD will not eject out of my Dell XPS One Desk


It is possible that a CD may have become stuck within the CD-ROM drive. If the CD-ROM drive has a small hole (that is not the head phone jack), using a paper clip, place the paper clip within the hole and attempt to manually eject the CD-ROM tray.

If the CD-ROM drive is only partially able to be opened, attempt to pull the tray gently to see if it can be manually ejected. If it cannot be opened any further, it is likely that the gears within the CD-ROM drive have become bad, dislodged, or that a CD is positioned in the drive, which does not allow it to open.

I have found that if a software program is locking the CD, power off the computer, power on and immediately try to eject the drawer when the first image comes on the screen. Try several times before the OS comes up.

Aug 13, 2010 | Dell XPS One All-in-One TV Desktop with...

3 Answers

CD ROM has disk but this will not eject - there is no little pin hole on the vostro 1710 anywhere, nor does hitting eject from the Bios screen work....


Cd-rom will need to be extracted from unit the pinhole is lickly on the back of the unit most are. good luck please do leave postive feedback ether way for your free answer today.

Nov 17, 2009 | Dell Vostro 1710 Laptop

1 Answer

DVD RW Drive will not eject


Perform a system restart on your PC. As soon as it comes back up, hit the eject button..

May 15, 2009 | Teac DW 28E CD-RW/DVD-ROM Burner

1 Answer

My matshita UJDA760 dvd/cd rom wont eject


much like my dell inspirion 1100 the way i always fixed it was to simply push the button on the drive to eject and then slightly give the cd-drive a push to one side hope it helps

Nov 28, 2008 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

DVD-ROM


LS-120 SuperDisk drive help The LS120 will not work off a sound card IDE channel. ... If the computer is on, however, does not eject and you are running Windows 9x.

CD-ROM tray not opening See document CH000885 for additional information about why the CD-ROM or other disc tray ejects by itself or does not close.

CD or other disc tray does not close or opens by itself.


Good Luck, read and folow instructions/Please dont for get to Vote/Thank You.




Dec 26, 2007 | Toshiba A15-S1292 Notebook

2 Answers

CD driver stuck


In the front side of the dvd drive you will see a small hole ...so to eject that cd put one niddle in that hole and .
Now press the button at just after that apply a force on niddle .suddenly you will notice that cd will come outside ,if not try more times and you will learn to eject the cd when you are unable to do it by pressing the eject button...
-------------------------------------------
Low feed backs hurt my ratings and I am tring to help you with your problem,so let me know that the information i given you is helpfull or not.

Thanks
Dilip Bagdi
Technical Associate

Dec 06, 2007 | Dell INSPIRON 6000 CENTRINO...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

1,105 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14161 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...