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Dvd/cd Rom Drive Wont Open


I recently installed some software and then i tried to run the program it failed to work due to compatibility issues so i went to uninstall it and that failed so i just threw all of the files into the recycle bin and deleted them manually.

Now, my dvd/cd rom drive wont open and i have no idea why i have tried everything uninstalling the drivers/hitting the eject button/asking "my computer" to eject for me/everything i can possibly think of any one else have suggestions. Oh and i can't find the "emergency open" button i just recently got my computer 6 months ago so this shouldn't be happening and i'm very computer literate so any suggestions would be appreciated!


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