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Re: Detecting CD driver availability

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  • Subject: [mg98115] Re: Detecting CD driver availability
  • From: Ignacio Plazeta <Ignacio.Plazeta at>
  • Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 04:13:54 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <gqfkqc$kkk$> <gqia7j$om1$> <gqn8kv$t36$>

> By the way, I do not know how to eject a CD programmatically from
> Mathematica. Such a command does not seem to be present

On my PCs, under Windows XP, this works:

   Run["nircmd.exe cdrom close d:"]
   Run["nircmd.exe cdrom open  d:"]

NirCmd is a freeware utility you can get from


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