Cannot take out dvd disk

Paul Smith phhs80 at
Sun Jul 6 22:39:35 UTC 2008

On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 11:23 PM, Kevin J. Cummings
<cummings at> wrote:
>> I am seeing the problem with the disk tray closing immediately after
>> eject. Apparently, this problem is related with the following bug:
>> How can I now take out the dvd disk that is inside the tray? Any ideas?
> I take it that quickly grabbing the disk when the drawer opens before it
> closes again doesn't work?  I usually use my pinkie finger for this.  I
> guess it depends on how much "pause" time there is between opening and
> closing....
> Ed's paper-clip idea is your next best bet.  It works whether the machine is
> powered up or not.

Thanks, Kevin and Ed. I have now the dvd disk outside the computer!


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