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CD Drive (E:) will not open

My cd drive on my Gateway laptop will not open. I tried to eject and it tells me there is a disc in the drive and data will be lost, but there is NO disc in the drive and it will not open.

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  • dirtslinger9 Jun 17, 2008

    Thanks a ton! I never noticed that tiny pinhole before! You Rock!

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Got to My Computer, right click on you cd drive and select eject.

If that does not work there is a small pin hole on the front of the cd tray where you can insert a paper clip or something similar into to do a manual eject.

Posted on Jun 16, 2008

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    Georgia B Jun 17, 2008

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