Good luck. I'm sure that when I found this problem over a couple of weeks ago it was because I couldn't play a DVD. TechiSky Log in or Sign up Home Forums Search Forums Recent Posts Media Search Media New Media Members Notable Members Current Visitors Recent Activity 0 0 Guest Your Profile Page Contact Shut down the computer.2. http://haiteq.com/cd-drive/cd-drive-macbook-not-working.php
clean it with a Disk Cleaner (Writex CD-DVD Lens Cleaner which was lying around for years). This problem came up on me gradually. Open Disk Utilites2. Thanks for your help guys! :) Permalink 302 1.1k psymonkey over 7 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for abuse.
Genius! I'm think it's just a little bit of 'dirt' in the drive. Log in to your Admin account. Try to reset the computer's SMC to see if your DVD player can work on Mac or not.
Show this post Mine is selective as to what DVD's or CD's it will read. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Same issue by S_Brumlik / August 25, 2011 11:44 AM PDT In reply to: MacBook CD/DVD drive won't read discs -- can it Sign in 323 135 Don't like this video? Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Grabbing Cd It's the thinnest one on the market.
It's like the computer doesn't recognise it. by R. Soon after I put a CD or DVD in the drive, it spits it back out. http://www.macworld.com/article/1166312/storage-optical/cures-for-an-uncooperative-cd-dvd-drive.html Groups » Mac Users » CD drive stopped working on MacBook Pro Started by schtel over 7 years ago, 29 replies Save Thread Notify Me of Replies Join Group 1.1k 6.7k
You will need to repair the DVD drive or purchase a new one in order to watch DVD movies on Mac. Reset The Smc Macbook Pro well... No small can. I want to see a clean bill of health in the Permissions repair summary.
Turn on the computer.4. http://smallbusiness.chron.com/troubleshoot-optical-drive-macbook-46089.html First it accepts no more DVD's, next mo more CD-Burning and finally no more disc reading. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Reading Always the same story Permalink 606 447 75 sylviothegreat over 7 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for abuse. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Won't Accept Cd or a slot loading anything for that matter.
Seems they're not as superior as they make themselves oot to be! :O Permalink 1.5k 2.7k 227 simfonik over 7 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for his comment is here I have the exact same problem. Now... Show this post sylviothegreatBad Karma Dude!! Macbook Pro Won't Accept Disc
Status of Structure of Volume. I couldn't remove it without applying some force, and although it read 'push' in very tiny letters, I couldn't figure out how, or which way, to push. Things I should be aware of when opening it up? http://haiteq.com/cd-drive/cd-drive-not-working-macbook.php I have an 'Apple Hardware Test' but it's on CD. :P Permalink 8.9k 639 rile3e over 7 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for abuse.
Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: MacBook CD/DVD drive won't read discs -- can it be fixed? Imac Cd Drive Not Reading But after watching those vids and following it through step by step I conclude it's very easy. Then just blow out (toward the Earth direction).
If your DVD is scratched or dirty, your dvd player can accept discs but they do not mount or are automatically ejected. Blog Archive ► 2016 (19) ► November (1) ► October (1) ► September (1) ► August (2) ► June (1) ► May (2) ► April (2) ► March (5) ► February I'm on my 3rd power pack as this is a common fault also! Vision Express Lense Cloth Sign in 136 Loading...
Open Menu Close Menu Apple Shopping Bag Apple Mac iPad iPhone Watch TV Music Support Search apple.com Shopping Bag : CommunitiesSign inPostBrowse discussionsContact SupportSearchCommunitiesContact SupportSign inContentPeopleSearch Support CommunitiesDesktop ComputersiMac Please enter Startup programs don't run in safe mode, and only the basic driv... type: reboot and press return key. http://haiteq.com/cd-drive/cd-drive-not-working-on-macbook.php Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Command, Option, P, and R.
Links CAF to MP3 Keepvid for Mac © 2016 TechiSky. You can repair disc permission to solve "DVD player not working on Mac" issue. The slot where the CD would be placed is slightly indented from the top. You'll want to delete two files: "com.apple.finder.plist" and "com.apple.sidebarlists.plist".
Does it cost a lot of money to repair? pls explain? Link to product: [New Version] VicTsing USB 2.0 Slim External DVD-ROM CD-RW Combo Drive Burner Writer for HP Dell IBM Sony Toshiba Acer Apple Asus - Laptop Netbook Notebook PC - After that my disk drive started working again!Hope that helps Flag Permalink This was helpful (2) Collapse - As you see more drives.
Click the Repair Disk Permissions button (there is also a Verify Permissions button). maybe it's a known problem and/or part of a recall? We give you the scoop on what's new, what's best and how to make the most out of the products you love. I look forward to getting the new unibody at some point in the future, hoping that the top part of the notebook is solid also, with no flexibility.
If cleaning fails to fix the problem, you can replace the drive yourself.