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My cd dropped in my Dell. the door opens but no cd comes out. What can I do?

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I don't know what kind of Dell you have, but if it is a desktop or a laptop you should be able to take out the disk drive itself and then open up the disk drive or at least shake the cd out while it is open.

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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Am I right in saying that you put a cd into the drive but it hasn't come out?
It cant drop anywhere most likely it wasn't placed correctly in the cut out in the drawer and is stuck.

You now have 2 options

Option 1 With the drawer open carefully feel in the centre top of the drive and see if you can feel the cd and gently pull it out. This is not to stop damage to the cd but to the drive accept the cd will be ruined.

Option 2 Remove the drive and carefully take the top cover off and remove the cd.

Either way the cd is a bin job but you may with care salvage the drive. The cd has to be in there as there is no way out through the back.

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Unplug computer with cd open flip computer upside down and shake with cd open 1/2 way
it should dislodge
failing that open computer remove cd drive and shake the chit out of that bad boy buy remember the more you shake the more you scratch the disk

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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CD/DVD Drive Tray problems
There are two ways to open the CD/DVD drive door if the button just below the drive tray does not work.
Go to My Computer and right click on the drive and click on Eject.
If this does not work then you can manually open the CD/DVD drive tray by -
Straighten a paper clip and gently insert it into a tiny hole below the drive tray next to the Eject button. Push the paper clip gently until the drive tray pops out, then pull the tray until it is fully out, then you can remove the CD/DVD disc.
If you still having problem opening with the Eject button, then the CD/DVD drive is faulty and needs replacing.

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