how to open disc drawer?

does anyone here know how you can open the computer's disc drawer with a DOS command? much appreciated if you know

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Sandisk1duo8 years ago
just press teh button?
theknight8 years ago
Yeah i might post an instructable on how to do it using NirSoft Freeware if i get time in the forthcoming week.
110100101108 years ago
now how you close it ?

just in case : in linux its eject /dev/cdrom to open and eject -t /dev/cdrom to close. you may have to change cdrom to cdrw dvdrw cdroms/cdrom0 etc depending on the specific computer
fwjs288 years ago
check out these sites:
Nir cmd

and heres one for a shortcut:

nircmd.exe cmdshortcut "~$folder.desktop$" "Open CDROM" cdrom open k:
just replace K: with your cd drive letter
Padlock9 years ago
Google Nircmd
spiker Padlock9 years ago
NIRCMD!!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!
Goodhart9 years ago
One person gave this answer:

There is no such MS-DOS external command to eject CD-ROM drives, except those packaged with CD-ROM drivers. They aren't official MS-DOS commands, though, simply programs supplied by hardware vendors, or written by bored people.

Here's one such utility to eject a CDROM drive from DOS:
BatchMan9 years ago
keybee (author) 9 years ago
ive already searched google and i came up with nothing. and it can still open manually, i just want to know how to do this for fun.
Try searching this site, there's an iBle on it, but not as a Batch script.
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