troubleshooting Question

How do I eject a CD from a DVD drive when the OS is missing?

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BruceFlag for United States of America asked on
DesktopsStorage HardwareWindows 7
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My primary HDD died while I had a CD in the DVD drive.  I have purchased and installed two new HDDs to replace and have a copy of Win7.   BUT the cd is still in the drive and I am unable to get the disk out.  I have tried to build a bootable USB drive using RMPrepUSB but the bios does not seem to recognize it as a bootable drive.  A utility launched off the bios can see the drive but not any of its contents.

How do I eject the DVD so I can put my new Win7 install DVD in the drive?
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