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I did not empty the shredder soon enough & now the drawer will not open. Is there a way lift off the top without messing up the machine?

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Try tilting the shredder forwards and pull the waste bin out as much as you may have to reach in to try to pull some of the "compacted" paper out of the waste bin...once you remove some of the paper then the waste bin should slide out more freely. This may make a bit of a mess while fishing out the paper.

Posted on Oct 06, 2010

  • gwtobey Oct 06, 2010

    Thanks for the suggestion. However, the drawer would not come out more than a tiny fraction of an inch. There was no way to get my finger or even a piece of paper into it.
    I did finally solve the problem by turning the machine upside down

  • abp20 Oct 06, 2010

    Glad you got it open and emptied...seems to be a common prob that people fill it too full then have difficulty opening the waste bin.


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