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Cd slipped past the slot into the computer

I don't know how to get the cd out

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Re: cd slipped past the slot into the computer

You will need to remove the cd module from the right side of the laptop. To do this, power the laptop off. Close the lid and turn it over an lay it on it's top. You should see an oval shaped latch on the right bottom( where the cd module is located). Slide that towards the right hand side of the machine, carefully grip and pull the cd module out of the machine. At this point, you may be able to see the cd and be able to nurse it out of the module. If you need to open the door of the module, unfold a paperclip and place it in the very small hole (just about paperclip size) and press in while trying to open the door. If not, you may need to become a mechanic and remove a cover or two, to get to the cd.
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