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My drive button lights up and sounds like it is going to open, but doesn't. How do I get open manually.

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Take a Norwegian invention: the paper-clip, and straighten it.

Turn off your computer.

Look at the front of the DVD-case, for a small hole.

Stick one end of the paper-clip into the hole, until you feel resistance.

Push much harder, about 1/2 inch deeper, and the drive-drawer should open slightly -- you can manually pull it to the "fully-open" position.

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