Having problems with your Dell Dimension 4700 PC Desktop ?

I put a disk in my hardrive to try and burn the CD and know it is stuck. Wanted to know if there is anyway to get it out without having to go to a repair shop


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YES. using a paper clip (unrolled), insert it into the small hole either on the door of the CD drive or just below it. Push until the lock opens the tray a little, then carefully pull the tray out until you can see where the disc is...if the disk is sitting in the tray properly, just remove, if not make a little hook on the end of the paper clip and try to just hook the center hole. REMEMBER to power down you PC before doing any work on it and remember that this is a delicate device and nothing should ever be forced.
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