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The cd drive is stuck, i tried pressing the REJECT button on both the keyboard and the side of the drive. i tried putting a needle in the small hole and pressing the buttons but it didnt work, please help !

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When you use the tiny hole on the tray of the CD-ROM drive, you will need to use a paperclip. You will need to physical push the paperclip into the hole, and keep pushing rather hard. You are actually physically pushing the tray out.

Good luck.

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