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? 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. Related resources New build- DVD drive won't open ? - Forum Brand new DVD drive won't open , keeps flashing green - Forum Newly built computer dvd drive wont open or read - Forum CD drive wont Open , Drive doesn't respond -> please help - Forum New build CD/ DVD drive won't read/detect discs - 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 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?? 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumDVD Drive (from xbox) wont power on ForumLite-On DVD Burner won't open discs ForumDVD shows in Win 7, but not in BIOS, won't open ForumDVD /CD Drive won't recognize discs ForumBIOS won't recognise new DVD drive ForumBoot Device error, DVD -ROM drive won't open ForumDVD Drive Wont read/Write ForumCD/ DVD drive won\'t open ForumWindow 7 ultimate hp product key ForumWrite/Disk Protect on external hard drive ForumSony VAIO won't see new hard drive ForumHow to expand c drive when it wont let you ForumI am using dell inspiron n5050 and my device manager not showing cd rw drive ForumAdd Second Hard Drive ForumHard drive untitled partition More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !