My cd rom will not open on my dell desk top?



Try right-clicking the CD-ROM icon in File Explorer, My Computer, or available drives, and seeing whether there's an Eject option.


straighten a paperclip, insert it in the hole in front to release lock


you broke it


Happens to me every once in a while. Just hit the button a whole bunch of times. If that doesn't work, stick a butter knife in and try to pry it.