If your CD-ROM drive looks like the illustration above, follow
the instructions below. If your CD-ROM does not look like
the illustration above refer to "CD caddy drives".
Inserting a compact disc
button on the front of the drive to eject the
platter; note that the
computer is turned on.
If the platter only ejects halfway out of the drive, pull it out to
its fullest extent.
Place the CD face up on the platter and, if the platter ejected
fully, either push the
of the platter, it will be drawn into the drive. If the platter only
ejected halfway, push the platter in until it engages with the
Wait for the CD to spin up to speed before attempting to read
Removing a compact disc
Before attempting to remove a CD, ensure that the drive is
not currently in use (the drive's activity indicator must be unlit).
button. The drive mechanism disengages and
the platter is ejected. If the platter only ejects halfway out of
the drive, pull it out to its fullest extent.
button can be disabled by the software controlling
the CD-ROM drive. In this case pressing the
have no effect.
Operating your computer
button will not work unless the
button again, or gently push the front
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