need help cd drive stuck

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  1. fst312
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    today when i put a cd in my dvd drive to try to make a copy of a cd it cracked inside. i wzas able to eject at first got a good amount of the cd out.i thought i got everything out but i guess i didn't.when i closed the drive i was unable to eject it.i want to know if its possible to fix this before monday or should i just get a new drive.i need to know before monday because i'm getting fios and i'm sure i need a cd drive to be able to insatll that.
     
  2. pocchama1996

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    Besides opening it up or shaking it up a bit, there isnt much to do.
    (The latter of which I wouldn't advise)

    Anyways, Fios isn't something you need to install. It's just the name of their internet service. Unless your referring to something else completely.(pretty sure)
     
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    so i guess i'm getting a new drive.about the fios thing i'm not sure if it comes with a cd to install internet like dsl did when i first got it but if anyone here has fios can you tell me if i even neeed to have a cd drive for them to install something.
     
  4. Hakoda

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    Find this on your CD drive:

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    Every optical drive has one, just look carefully. Once located, pry open a paperclip & push one end into the hole. The drive should manually eject.
     
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    i found what you pointed out to me.i should have came here first before i took the thing out of my drive out of my cpu unless i don't need it hooked to do this.
    should mentioned in my opening post i disconnected the drive.thanks for the replies i will try this when i get a chance later today.i hope this is not one of those things that need electricity to eject.
    i just hate that i may need to waste money on a new drive.my cpu warranty just expired in january.
     
  6. Vulpes Abnocto

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    It doesn't have to be hooked up for this to open the drive.
     
  7. fst312
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    got everything working except the only way i can eject in by using my computer i think i have the drive connected wrong.even though there was only one piece of the cd left in there,there could have been a possibility i never had to unhook the drive in the first place and maybe i would be able to use my cd eject button.