How to open DVD drive w/o eject key?

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  1. mdaniel

    mdaniel S is for Shiksa

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    Is there a way other than the eject key on an Apple keyboard to open the DVD drive? Like some other key combo or something? I know you drag the disc to the trash if there's a disk in there, but what if the drive is empty and you want to insert a disc? I've asked a couple of OS10 users I know and both were sure there had to be another way, but neither knew what it was since they used the stock Apple keyboard with the eject key on it.
     
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    TurboDerek My favorite meal is horsemeat and rice.

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    click on disk
    apple key - E
     
  3. mdaniel

    mdaniel S is for Shiksa

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    Seems like a roundabout and time consuming way to doing it, especially if you don't keep iTunes running all the time. I guess being "different" means no easy to find eject button on the drive itself.

    And if there's no disk in the drive, there's no disk icon on the desktop, right?
     
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    Apple upgraded from a slot loading drive.
     
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    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    :confused: even the slot-loading drives had a paperclip hole, you just had to know where to look.
     
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    hold f12
     
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    restart and hold the mouse click button all through boot till it comes out.
     
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