Question about Dell (0F146) Internal DVD Drive
There is no small hole to put a paperclip into to eject it.
Im a dell tech, and i hate those cdrom styles, but, that is what the consumer wants, so we make them. Try starting the machine, then press F2 to enter the BIOS. once in the bios, press the eject button. listen for any noises, (an attempt to eject). if you hear a sound, it means the drive should be capable of ejecting the disc, and perhaps the disc has not seated correctly. If the disc will not eject, you must contact Dell. This is from the DELL dcse site: "
The XPS M1330 has a slot-loading optical drive instead of a conventional tray-loading module. There is
no mechanical eject mechanism for the drive to eject stuck discs. This means you must replace the drive if a disc
gets stuck in the drive. After replacing the drive, disassemble the old drive to remove the disc for the
Posted on Jul 21, 2009
I have a Dell XPS with Windows Vista. I shut down the computer without ejecting a CD and when I restarted the computer would not boot up. The CD would not eject from the touch screen button and there is no 'pin hole emergency eject' mechanisim. I finally got it to eject by
1. Restart the computer and press F12
2. Select the last option for the Diagnostic partition
3. Use the arrow key to go to the CDROM menu
4. Press to test and go through each test, if it tells you you need to put in another CD, yes or no, choose no.
5..The self test will eject the CD
Posted on Dec 09, 2009
I gently hit the top of the computer above where the CD's/DVD's go in, and it opened. Then I took a canister of air and blew the dust out. Works like new. I'm surprised a Dell tech didn't think to mention this. *eyes roll*
Posted on Feb 10, 2015
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Posted on Oct 05, 2011
Most dvd drives have a small hole that you can stick a paperclip into as an emergency manual release of the DVD.
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Posted on Aug 23, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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