Pins and needles work the best, although small nails will also fit. Just go to The page and fill in your information, or post it here for more help. Popular playlist and videos, I will upload some more basics of computer in my upcoming videos. Restart the computer, and press the Eject button on the front of the drive when the first screen appears before Windows launches. And before you rush out and buy a supposed generic replacement for the drive, remember that while the connector may be standard, the drive shell is customized, and you may not be able to transfer all of the shell hardware from one drive to another for mounting.
If the eye problems get worse suddenly, I may not be able to respond. My suspicion is that they reloaded the operating system without loading the drivers properly. That pretty much covers what you'll encounter with manually opening an optical drive, either it will pop open as soon as the paperclip works the latch, or you'll have to help it along. To Eject the Drive it is little time taking to eject the disk everytime using windows media player, vlc, or any other application. Please subscribe if you like it. If you need any help with the related topic so kindly write it on comment section. Same method may be applicable on various models and operating systems.
Hopefully it will show up in my computer afterwards. Thank you Thank you both for your help. Here is the one such kind install it, Enjoy very happy to assist you Hi dear friend. How to use it now? Hope to fix it soon. This will only work if icons for discs are visible on the desktop.
I looked on gateway but didn't see one. So install a small application in your system so that when you click on that icon Drive will come out. Then restart the computer so it will be redected. As soon as the computer is restarted,windows will redetect it and reinstall the drivers. Next, insert it it straight into the hole, and if you're lucky, there will bee a little click before it goes in very far, and the tray will pop out a fraction of an inch.
You pointed me in the right direction. It is not hard to do. Hi Guys, Thanks for your suggetions, but still not working. Hello A stuck drawer indicates a jammed mechanism or the presence of a mechanical drawer lock. Shine a flashlight inside the drive through the tray opening. If the object can be easily retrieved, remove the object and try again.
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If Step 5 doesn't work, you can try this method. Start by unbending a leg of the largest diameter paperclip that will fit in the hole on the faceplate of the drive. Look for objects that have fallen inside the drive, such as pieces of disc labels, pieces of a broken disc, or anything that has been inserted by accident. Subscribe my channel : Follow on facebook - www. Yes, if you own the software legally, you should be able to get a replacement from the software company for a moderate charge, but maybe you need it now. Was working fine untill it crashed with blue screen some few weeks ago and got fixed at Geek Squad Best Buy. Find a different power cable that is not being used, and plug the different power cable into the back of the drive, making sure that it fits firmly into the socket.
If you are not able to eject the tray from these methods, you are also able to eject the tray manually from the drive itself as a last resort. Depending on how it sits internally, you will insert two keys. If the drive shows there,right click on it and click uninstall. If the drive door opens this way, but does not open in Windows, another software application is taking control of the disc driver. The tool from Microsoft worked great.
Even not able download any Windows Update. I have to reach down into the crack between the button and the case and use my thumbnail to kind of finagle with the button in order for it to open the tray. Look at where the drive is inserted in the laptop. With the keys in place, pry the drive out. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness.