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Locking your CD tray

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Furant, Dec 2, 2004.

  1. Furant

    Furant Millennium Member

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    My 21 month old daughter loves to press the buttons on my DVD and DVD-RW drives. Luckily she hasn't yet put anything bad in them nor has she broken the tray off, but I'm waiting for that to happen.

    Anyone know of a simple utility that will software lock the tray like the writer apps do during burning. I don't mind right-clicking on the drive letter and selecting "Eject", I just want to disable the Eject button on the front of the drive.

    Thanks,
    Joey
     
  2. NetNinja

    NetNinja Always Faithful

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    Uh move the computer off the floor?

    No utility for that mess unless you own a Apple.
     

  3. Sinister Angel

    Sinister Angel I'd Hit It!

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    bobby_w Alienigena Platinum Member

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    Never used it but it is free and says it will lock your CD drawers. Has some other neat features.

    CD Eject Tool 2.6
     
  5. lomfs24

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    That thing is for CD!!?? I thought it was a cup holder;P
     
  6. fastvfr

    fastvfr Ancient Tech

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    Or you could just get a better PC case with a front door which is lockable and covers the drive bays when it is closed...

    [​IMG]

    I paid just over $100 for mine, shipping included. That may seem like a lot of green just for a case w/o a PSU, but read a few reviews and you'll see why I still regard it as one of the best investments I have ever made.
     
  7. Furant

    Furant Millennium Member

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    I see how you got your screen name. ROTFLMAO.
     
  8. Sinister Angel

    Sinister Angel I'd Hit It!

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    ;f
     
  9. davejax904

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    pop the face off the drive and snip the backing behind the actual button, or just remove the face of the button.