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I have a dell studio laptop with slot load dvd drive. A dvd got stuck inside the drive, i tried to insert another dvd but it didn't even enter a millimetre. I noticed that there was a clamp like thing preventing the dvd from ejecting, exactly in the center of the slot load. With another dvd i tried to lift the clamp along with pressing eject button pressed ...
OK I had problem that disc was stuck and my Dell Studio Hybrid would not even boot up. I pushed in another DVD about 75% a couple of times and managed to 'pull' out enough of the DVD that was stuck to get that out. As soon as I did I got back in (admitted via system restore which allowed me to take it back to an earlier point) Finally this is a last ...
In my case it started to boot from the CDROM after I had disabled Quick boot in BIOS
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