Original post by: originalmachead ,
'''At boot hold the mouse down,''' should eject the disk. Disks that are open can't be dismounted... ''close all files/applications before attempting to eject a disk. ''If you read the model # on the optical drive you can look for working or compatible drives. A EIDE (ATA-3) bus connector is required, and to burn might have to look for a software patch, depending on your OS . ''If this Answer is helpful '''please remember to return and mark it '''Accepted.''