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You can open "my computer", right click on the cd-rom drive and choose eject. In case the cd-rom didn't eject the disk is locked in the tray and you have to use the small hole near the eject button and a paper clip.

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On the front face place of your CD player, next to the button you use to eject/open the CD caddy, you should see a very small hole. Using a paperclip, insert the paperclip and gently press in the paperclip. It should release the caddy.

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Sol1> Many times software will lock the tray and all you need to do is a cold reboot to get it to open.Try the button while the memory count is occurring, before the OS has loaded.

Sol2> There a pin hole near the tray.You get a paper clip, preferably one of the bigger ones, straighten it out, and c-a-r-e-f-u-l-l-y insert it into the pin hole by the tray. This pushes on a lever that will manually and mechanically push the tray out without having to use the motor. However, if
the CD is off the tray and is causing the jam then you have to trouble more. Please do reply

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