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  • themightyoak Jan 18, 2009

    Is there any way o fix it totally so you can use the button? Does the computer have to be off to use the hole thingy with a paper clip? Would getting a new dvd drive fix the problem?

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Its a common problem. There is a very tiny hole on the dvd-rom, try to find it.
Then get something that would get into that hole, and push that something into the hole and apply pressure, it should open.
Also slamming the dvd-drive after clicking the open button would work, I do that myself, but it would totally break after time, so just use the hole thingy :)

cheers.

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