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Broken stuck CD drive
\015 The CD drive for my Packard Bell iMedia J2422 Is stuck open and will not close past 3/4 open . I think i may have knocked it . But i cannot remove it . I have opened up the computer and the CD drive wont slide out the front or through the back\015
Make sure it's not being held by screws on both sides.
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