CD-ROM drive jammed
carl.lowenstein at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 11:43:35 PDT 2005
You must believe that it is easier to get a jammed disk out of a slot
than to get a motor-driven tray to work. Also you must not believe in
using the smaller sizes of CDs. The 80mm 300MB size or the
business-card 50MB size.
On 6/17/05, Lan Barnes <lan at falleagle.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2005 at 11:04:59AM -0700, Todd Walton wrote:
> > I have a CD-ROM drive (okay, actually CD-RW) that has jammed. The CD
> > tray will not eject. How would one go about fixing this problem? Or
> > is this something that generally nixes any fixability?
> > Wouldn't it be nice if all CD drives were the insert-into-a-slot type,
> > like car stereos?
> > -todd
> You may know this, but most CD drives have a pin hole somewhere in their
> bezel that allows one to insert a straightened paperclip and manually
> eject the CD.
> Lan Barnes lan at falleagle.net
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