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This is the eject mechanism in the drive. You can take the drive out and take it apart to see if the mechanism is stuck or off track (there's a sping that sometimes comes off or gets hung), but generally when this occurs the mechanism is broken and the drive needs to be replaced.

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My monitor will not stay on, it goes on sleep mode

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#include <graphics.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <alloc.h>
///////////////////////////////////////////////// BMP format structures
typedef struct tagBITMAPFILEHEADER {
int bfType;
long bfSize;
int bfReserved1;
int bfReserved2;
long bfOffbits;
typedef struct tagBITMAPINFOHEADER {
long biSize;
long biWidth;
long biHeight;
int biPlanes;
int biBitCount;
long biCompression;
long biSizeImage;
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long biYPelPerMeter;
long biClrUsed;
long biClrImportant;
typedef struct tagRGBQUAD {
char rgbRed;
char rgbGreen;
char rgbBlue;
char rgbRserved;
typedef struct tagBITMAPINFO {
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///////////////////////////////////////////////// SVGA256 set functions
int huge p(void) { return(2); }
void setvideo()
{ int gdriver,gmode;
// gdriver=installuserdriver("svga256",p);
///////////////////////////////////////////////// MAIN
void main(){
FILE *bmpfile;
char color, huge *buff;
long rest, width, i, j, k;
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fread(&bheader, sizeof(bheader), 1, bmpfile);
fread(&binfo, sizeof(binfo), 1, bmpfile);
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Ddvd drive struck and not closing

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Unable to eject DVD drive.

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