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Could not locate DVD/CD-ROM drives on my COMPAQ Presario V 2000. Thank You.

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If you have an optical drive, it will be on the right hand side of the computer. It is almost centered on that side. There should be a manual eject hole to force the tray to release just below the tray on the drive (closer to the hinge of the computer). For an appropriate replacement drive, look at the Maintenance and Service Guide starting at page 5-8.
For all the manuals as PDFs see: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=500508&lang=en&

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells
(the standard drive is a tray type drive so if the computer has identified the hardware (power, data cable) you should be able to eject the tray from the File Explorer (My Computer/Computer depending on the OS).)

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