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Optical Disc Drive - Disc eject - ThinkPad Edge E420s (MT 4401)


An optical disc can not be ejected on Windows 7 and Windows XP.


Affected configurations

Any of the following ThinkPad system running on Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows XP can be affected with the symptom:

  • Edge E420s (Machine Type: 4401)



The ThinkPad Edge E420s optical disc drive (ODD) needs the ODD Eject Utility for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), XP to eject an optical disc.

Please download the package and install it.


Additional Information

ThinkPad Edge E420s BIOS has the capability to eject an optical disc so that you can eject it from BIOS Setup menu. However it does not work on Windows environment, it needs the ODD Eject Utility.

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  • Document ID: HT051106
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
  • (c) 2014 Lenovo