How To : Eject/Close CD/DVD Drive Tray with SINGLE click !!

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Till now, you only have EJECT option to eject tray of CD/DVD drive. But now , you can EJECT + CLOSE the tray with single click.

Here are the simple steps to follow :

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  • First download this free utility known as Nircmd
  • After downloading the file, UNZIP it.
(If you don't have software to unzip, download from here)

  • Place the unzip file into windows directory (eg: c:\windows)
  • Now, we have to make shortcuts for Eject & Close.

For Eject (Open tray)

  • Right click on the desktop > Select New > Shortcut.
  • A new window will appear in front of you.
  • In location box, type the path of the "nircmd.exe" (eg: c:\windows\nircmd.exe)
  • Continuing with above, put space after typing nircmd.exe and type cdrom open e:
(Here we used letter e for CD/DVD drive, you can choose yours).

  • Click NEXT and name the shortcut.
  • Now, you are ready with shortcut to Open tray of your drive.

For Closing the tray

  • Follow the above steps as it is BUT instead of open drive e: in location box, type cdrom close h:
  • That's it. Enjoy !!!

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