drive door


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drive door

(1) A front panel on a Blu-ray/DVD or CD/DVD drive that opens to allow the disc tray to slide out.

(2) A lever that locks a disk into the drive. With earlier 5.25" floppy drives, the lever had to be flipped up before inserting the disk and flipped down for operation.
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Never bend or fold a disk; never touch the disk surface; never slam the disk drive door on a diskette or jam a diskette into the drive; never subject a diskette to extreme temperatures; and never put diskettes near monitors, TV sets, speaker systems, coiled wires, telephones, calculators, or any other magnetic field.