Powershell Eject CD Drive


 

Awhile ago I wrote some code in AutoIT to Eject CD-Drives so that you wouldn’t get burnt in MDT/ConfigMgr while booting from Media.  Today I received a request for that code since the links at myITforum seem to be having some trouble.  While I was able to pull the original source code up it was time to modernize and simplify so here is the same code from a few years ago translated into Powershell for the few that might be interested.

$Eject = New-Object -ComObject "Shell.Application"
$Eject.Namespace(17).Items() |
    Where-Object { $_.Type -eq "CD Drive" } |
        foreach { $_.InvokeVerb("Eject") }

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