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iBook - iBook G4 Stuck CD...need help ASAP


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I ask this on behalf of my uncle, who needs this drive fixed by the evening...

He's got a CD-ROM stuck in his slot-loading CD drive (without a paper clip eject button). The drive clicks and the computer literally shakes around when he holds down eject.

I've had luck in the past with a business card on top of the disc but it's not working for him.

He can't take this to a technician because he's leaving on assignment tomorrow and needs the laptop. I can't help him in person either because I live 800 miles away (and probably can't get a cheap flight within the next six hours).

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated...please try to get these to me by 3PM.
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your going to have to disassemble the whole thing to get this out.

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try thin tweezers?
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Turn on the computer while holding down the click button, that normally works for me.
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Thin piece of plastic with double sided tape usually works a charm.
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