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My disc shattered inside the drive and im having trouble getting all the pieces out so was wondering how do i take the disc tray out for a better look?

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  • daceybaby May 01, 2008

    hmmm i have shaken as mush as i could out but i think there are a couple more pieces remaining, what i wanted was the whole disc tray out as i could already open it without going in that small hole but thankyou anyways x

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Most optical drives have a small hole on the front usually below the tray. Find a long paper clip, extend it out, gently insert into the hole and push, you should feel resistance. Just keep pushing, this should eject the tray a small distance enough for you to grab and gently pull out to the end of the track. I would remove the drive from the PC, and with the tray open, gently shake the remaining peices out, try to put them together, then gently blast the inside out with compressed air.

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