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Re: is there a way to disable DVD Eject button?

2015-11-28, 18:32 PM

That was perfect. Problem solved entirely. I never would have thought to shorten the buttom, but it worked. I really appreciate it!


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Re: is there a way to disable DVD Eject button?

2016-03-21, 19:08 PM

I would like to revive this post. 


While I think the dremel solution is quite ingenious, I still think that lenovo should provide a fix for this design flaw. Especially considering the T series long history and design evolution. I think being able to change it to a double click behavior would solve almost all accidental ejects.


I would suggest one or more of the following:

  • A BIOS update for affected units that enbables a double-click and disable functionality for the dvd drive eject button
  • A software solution that enables a double-click and disable functionality for the dvd drive eject button
  • Offering customers the option to swap their optical drive for a replacement model with the button design flaw fixed

I think a BIOS or software update should be expected. The last option would be amazing from a customer satisfaction point of view, but isn't very likely. One can hope. 


Thanks for reading,

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