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17-Jul-2012, 09:21 PM #1
CD Rom drive will not open.
Hello, my cd rom drive will not open. I have Vista. I am not sure if this has anything to do with it, but I am attempting to install a wireless router. The wireless router is installed, I just have not been able to get it to work yet. What could be prevented the cd rom drive to open?
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17-Jul-2012, 10:14 PM #2
Malfunctioning eject button is one possibility. Is it the original drive that came with your Vista computer? Old & wore out? Go to My Computer, Right click the CD/DVD drive & select Eject from the menu. Does it open??
Not likely your router has anything to do with the drive not working.
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18-Jul-2012, 08:54 AM #3
Are you using a PC or a Laptop?
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19-Jul-2012, 07:19 AM #4
The CDROM tray door failing to open in your desktop/laptop has nothing to do with you setting up a wireless router.

There should be a tiny hole in the CDROM tray door.

Insert a straightened paper clip or similar object in the hole and then push it in.

The CDROM tray door should then pop open.

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