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My cd drive doesnt have a pin hole and I cant figure out how to open it

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Hello, From the problem you have stated,Since there is no pin hole that triggers the emergency latch, i would like to know if this problem just started occuring,if so, then i would advice you to change your power pack, because if the power pack is weak, it will not be able to supply the necessary voltage required to open the CD_ROM, better still if you can open your desktop and change the position of the power cord supplying the hard disc and CD ROM, that might allow you have access to the CD drive,but if this does not work,please take it to a technician to help you with it. Regards

Posted on Dec 01, 2010

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