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DVD drive does not open

I need help. I have an old Compaq Armada 700 laptop.
The DVD drive does not open using the normal button.
Thanks a lot

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  • chrisf15e Nov 20, 2007

    Thanks but opening the Compaq DVD armada 700 drive using the emergency hole does not resolve my problem as I am not able to use the drive to read any CD or DVD. The open button does not respond at all.

    I donno if the problem is hardware or software but the drive is just not usable ...

  • Anonymous Oct 12, 2008

    ya i have same problem



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Try to check if the drive appear at the CMOS setup, If not that's possible the drive was already damage.

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If you have a look at the draw of the dvd there should be a small hole. Un curl a paper clip and press in to the hole. This should release the dvd draw

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