How do you eject a CD when the button is not working?
Opening a CD or DVD drive tray that is stuck closed (Windows 7 and earlier)
- Restart the computer.
- If the keyboard has a disc Eject key, press it.
- In Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start , and then click Computer.
- Right-click the icon for the disc drive that is stuck, and then click Eject.
What is the shortcut key to eject CD?
Windows 10 Press Windows + E on the keyboard to open File Explorer. Right-click the optical drive and choose Eject from the pop-up menu.
Why is my disk drive not opening?
Look for the small manual eject hole (not the headphone jack) on the front of the drive. Unwind a paper clip and place one end of the paper clip into the hole to eject the CD-ROM tray. If it cannot open any further, it’s likely that the gears in the CD-ROM drive have become damaged or dislodged.
Why is my CD-ROM not working?
Corruption in Windows If the CD-ROM works in Safe Mode but not in normal Windows, a running program is causing the issue, or the drivers are corrupt. Open Device Manager, highlight and remove the CD-ROM by pressing the delete key. Windows should then detect the CD-ROM and reinstall it.
Where is eject button on keyboard?
The eject key sits in the upper right corner of most modern Apple keyboards.
How do you fix a DVD player that won’t open or close?
Here’s what to do:
- Unplug the disc player.
- Take out the screws securing the cover and remove it.
- Blow air into the mechanism to remove dust.
- Plug the player back in.
- Try ejecting the tray.
- If it doesn’t eject, look for something jamming the tray.
- Also see if the belt is damaged or broken or fell off.
Why is my CD player not reading discs?
Sometimes a CD player will display a “No Disc” error. What this means is that the CD player, for some reason, does not recognize the disc. There are various reasons for this error, from the CD lens eye being dirty to a CD format that is incompatible with the player. Troubleshoot through process of elimination.