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Make an Eject Icon Button for CD Burner

by dichro1 / February 19, 2011 2:53 AM PST

Does anyone know how to make an eject button on the desktop for the CD Burner? My CD Burner's button is recalcitrant and I'd prefer not to have to start up my Nero to eject the disk.

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Re: eject
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 19, 2011 3:13 AM PST

I know another way. But it's 3 clicks, not one.
1. Go into Explorer.
2. Right click on the drive.
3. Choose Eject.

Might work until someone tells how to program it in a button.


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Thanks for your suggestions
by dichro1 / March 12, 2011 3:43 AM PST

However, nircmd cost $15. Not worth the money to save three clicks. There are several other freeware things that are around, but they don't work with Win7, apparently.

Does anyone know the code that the windows menu provides? I

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Then test this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 12, 2011 6:22 AM PST
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CD Eject button
by dichro1 / March 20, 2011 7:11 AM PDT
In reply to: Then test this.

I tried downloading and installing WinEject. Pressing shift-PgUp or PgDn opens and closes the CD player. Thanks All.

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