Watch a video of me teaching you how to open a CD or DVD optical disc drive which is broken or the PC is off, and won’t turn on because of a power outage, or other problems, but you really need to get a disc out of your optical drive. All you need is a straightened paper clip or a metal rod which is very small. It is best to pick a paper clip or metal rod which is made of a hard metal like steel which won’t bend easily when straightened. Using a paper clip is the safest way to get your DVD or CD out of the drive when your computer is off.
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First, you need to straighten a paper clip to make it a straight metal bar. Make sure your computer is off before you begin sticking your paper clip into the door release hole for your computer CD DVD optical drive.
You need to firmly push the straightened metal paper clip into a very tiny hole on the front of the CD DVD optical drive. Push until the door pops open, and gently grab the edge of the door with your hand, and pull it out to take out the CD or DVD disc.
When you are done you should, gently push the DVD CD tray on the drive back into your drive.
This tutorial should work with most desktop and laptop computers with tray style disc drives. If there is a very tiny hole near the bottom of the disk tray, or on the disk tray door, this tutorial should work for you for opening a broken disc tray on a broken CD DVD optical drive.
You should only do this tutorial if your computer won’t turn on, or your CD DVD drive is broken, and won’t eject your disc when on since using the eject button on the front of the drive is the proper way of ejecting your disc out of your drive, and manually opening and closing the drive by using a paper clip can damage your drives motors, or gears. I guest you can use a paper clip to open and close your computer drive on your computer if your computer cd drives still works, but the drive door is broken, and you do not want to replace the optical drive.
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