can not open cd rom door

  blue_eyes 10:40 29 Mar 2003

Hi hope you can help ..I'm running windows 98 and all of a sudden I can not open the door to my cd rom as the light doesnt go off it happened when I downloaded a program is it from the download or does my computer need to be checked ...I took the program off but the light still doesnt go off...thankyou for any advice.

  Lú-tzé 10:48 29 Mar 2003

Restart the pc - then if it still does not work try any of these:

1 - go into windows explorer and right click on the relevant drive and choose eject.

2 - straighten a paper clip and push into the little pin hole on the front of the drive - it will open the drive mechanically.

  gemstone 12:11 29 Mar 2003

Check running programs to see if the culprit is in there.

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