dvd drive-drawer will not open

  DEMONTRA 17:43 04 Nov 2005

I am having aproblem with the disk drive on my computer.The drawer will not open so that I can insert a dvd or cd.The light comes on like it should open but it doesn't.Please help

  VoG II 17:46 04 Nov 2005

Unravel a paperclip and insert firmly but gently into the little hole on the front of the drawer.

  Carbonara 17:50 04 Nov 2005

You can also try selecting the drive via "My Computer" and then clicking on "eject"

  DEMONTRA 17:51 04 Nov 2005

I tried your ide VoG band it worked but now the computer will not read the disk.What next?

  VoG II 18:18 04 Nov 2005

It sounds like the drive is kaput.

  flyingbrit 18:21 04 Nov 2005

dead drive?

  Carbonara 18:24 04 Nov 2005

or simply a loose connecton?

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