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Dell dimension 5100 cd/dvd drive

Our exchange student tried to burn a CD and the drive is now stuck. We can't get the CD out. Any ideas??

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Re: Dell dimension 5100 cd/dvd drive

There should be a tiny hole on the faceplate of the CD drive. If you straighten out a paperclip and insert it into this hole and press in, it should allow the CD to be manually ejected. After doing this, press the eject button and see if that makes the CD drawer go in and out.

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