Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect Loading... I couldn't insert the blank DVD. Both SuperDrives are functionally equivalent. Here is an article that addresses how to reinstall the OS with a different computer: http://blog.turnthescrew.com/2009/06/reinstalling-mac-os-x-without-a-dvd-drive-target-disk-mode/ I don't have access to my original discs, but I have a friend who has Check This Out
So, I removed the DVD movie and I attempted to insert a blank DVD. Sign in 323 135 Don't like this video? or a slot loading anything for that matter. Loading... see here
Can't figure it out and am near exhaustion trying to figure it out. Send us an email b. Show this post Pah! Some older keyboards may use the F12 key to eject discs.
Reset the System Management Controller (SMC). I've tried fixing permissions. The default DVD player does not support playing Blu-Ray discs, certain commercial DVDs. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Reading Things I should be aware of when opening it up?
Obviously there is a procedure to follow, you don't need to be a rocket scientist. Get tips on using Apple products like your iOS device, iMac or iTunes with help from an Apple retail expert in this free video series. I have the same problem with that drive. I've decided also to replace my 120GB HD with a new 500GB HD and increase my 2 GB RAM upto max 3 GB.
I used the same method with several baby wipes and guess what...It worked!!!I can now play all my DVD's and CD'sWish I'd just done this in the first place.Matt Jan 23, Macbook Pro Won't Accept Disc United States Copyright © Apple Inc. Excellent! Aiseesoft Blu-Ray Player for Mac is fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.4(Tiger), 10.5(Leopard), 10.6(Snow Leopard), 10.7(OS X Lion), 10.8(OS X Mountain Lion), 10.9(OS X Mavericks), 10.10(OS X Yosemite), 10.11 EL
I have a 27" iMac with the same slot drive.
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COMMUNITY RULES Writing a Quality Post Reply With Quote 11-02-2012,11:36 PM #11 harryb2448 View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Nov 28, 2007 Location Nambucca Heads Australia Posts 22,637 Specs:Imac 27", his comment is here Hope all you guys out there first try out Disk Cleaner... #15 samsdot, Sep 26, 2012 Satcomer uix_expand uix_collapse In Geostationary Orbit Joined: Jul 16, 2002 Messages: 9,395 Likes Received: I am not able to reach this little piece and taking the machine a part just for that is too risky. On the phone Apple Service tried a few things and decided it was a bad drive. Imac Cd Drive Not Reading
I would also try the following just so you know you have tried most of the standard repair procedures: Running fsck in single user mode Restart (or start up) > hold This is, basically: In Disk Utility, select the computer's hard drive in the list. Working... this contact form When the procedure is finished you may receive a message that no repairs were necessary, or that repairs were successful (I cannot remember the exact phrases).
A MacBook optical drive replacement could set you back as much as $250 (possibly more) for parts and labour. Mac Cd Drive Not Ejecting It just hums inside for a little while and then it spits is out. clean it with a Disk Cleaner (Writex CD-DVD Lens Cleaner which was lying around for years).
share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply (You must log in or sign up to post here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 I also fitted a new drive into my friend's MacBook, which took a lot longer and was a little more precarious, but job's done nonetheless. Permalink 8.9k 639 rile3e over 7 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for abuse. External Cd Drive For Mac Not Working Obviously there is a procedure to follow, you don't need to be a rocket scientist.
I want to see a clean bill of health in the Permissions repair summary. Thw only thing I've done since then is to travel a few hundred miles with it in a car. Aye... navigate here Members have access to different forum appearance options, and many more functions.
Then just blow out (toward the Earth direction). If you need any more info please let me know. Is this typical or bad quality control?