New DVD Drive won't open Tags: Laptops CD Drives DVD Drives Windows 7 Last response: March 3, 2013 8:56 PM in Windows 7 Share penguinfreak March 3, 2013 2:45:25 PM Hello, I recently replaced my dvd/cd drive in my laptop and now no matter what I do it will not open. I was wondering what I can do to fix it. My laptop is a dv6-3012cl running windows 7. More about : dvd drive open mcnumpty23 a b D Laptop a b $ Windows 7 March 3, 2013 3:14:13 PM the new one may be too tight theres a tiny hole that you can put a paper clip or small pin/needle in to manually eject it does the drive actually show up in windows? m 0 l penguinfreak March 3, 2013 6:11:04 PM yes it shows up in my computer. I have tried the paper clip trick and it still doesn't work. m 0 l Related resources New build, DVD drive lights up but won't open and HDD not recognized - Forum Brand new DVD drive won't open, keeps flashing green - Forum New build- DVD drive won't open? - Forum Newly built pc. Got it running. DVD drive won't open - Forum DVD Drive Won't Open - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mcnumpty23 a b D Laptop a b $ Windows 7 March 3, 2013 7:00:48 PM take it back out the laptop then try to eject it with the paperclip if it ejects ok then chances are the bezel/faceplate is a tiny bit too large and its stopping it ejecting m 0 l smorizio a b D Laptop a b $ Windows 7 March 3, 2013 8:07:43 PM some drives are shipped with an shipping paper in the cd-rom try to keep the drive from being damaged in shipping...did you see if your drive had that shipping wedge in the drive?? m 0 l penguinfreak March 3, 2013 8:56:36 PM Thanks for all the input i discovered it was a little large so i am getting it taken care of now. Thanks again everyone. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources DVD drive won't open Forum CD/DVD drive won\'t open Forum Boot Device error, DVD-ROM drive won't open Forum Newly built computer dvd drive wont open or read Forum SolvedNew build - wont boot to bios if I connect HDD, SSD or DVD drive! Forum DVD Drive won't open... also can't set jumpers to work corre Forum DVD Drive (D) door won't open Forum cant burn cd's and dvd rom drive wont open manually Forum SolvedNew computer wont power Cd\dvd drive or Hard drives but everything else tur ns on. Forum SolvedDVD drive wont boot first on startup with new motherboard ASUS P8B75-M Forum SolvedNew build won't boot from CD/DVD-RW drive Forum New hard drive - New Simple Volume Wizard won't open Forum SolvedIn MY COMPUTER when I open it, there is C Drive and the D drive does not say DVD it says DATA It is on a ACER laptop Forum new dvd drive wont read disc Forum SolvedDVD-ROM wont open/stay shut Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !