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CD stuck in computer

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I put a CD in my computer closed the drawer then opened it but CD was stuck inside, any ideas?


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  • Most drawer-type drives have a pinhole eject - use a straightened paper clip to eject the disc.


  • Thanks for reply, did what you said. drawer opened but disc is still inside!!

  • The only way that could have happened is if the disc slid over the outside of the drive.  You'll have to remove the drive - if you post the system model, someone can direct you to the instructions for doing that.


  • Ok thanks, the model is Dell Inspiron N5010.

  • Instructions for removing the Optical Drive are here


    My Dell system

    Inspiron 1520 purchased 5 Feb 2008
    Windows Vista Home Premium SP2
    Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T7250:2.0Ghz, 2MB cache, 800MHz FSB
    4GB 667MHz Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM
    NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT with 256MB dedicated graphics memory
  •  thanks for reply.