May 12, 2013 9:16 AM Helpful (1) Reply options Link to this post by mattcurtis777,★Helpful mattcurtis777 Jan 23, 2014 10:03 PM in response to yazg1 Level 1 (5 points) Jan 23, Loading... References (2) Apple: Apple Computers: Troubleshooting the Slot-Loading SuperdriveApple: MacBook User Guide About the Author Jeff Grundy has been writing computer-related articles and tutorials since 1995. However, the is difficult when your drive doesn't read a DVD. Check This Out
This is, basically: In Disk Utility, select the computer's hard drive in the list. I had to have a drive replaced on a two year old imac before, belt on the drive went I think, Apple did it under the extended warranty but I'm guessing Thanks ElectroboyClick to expand... I'm on my 3rd power pack as this is a common fault also! https://discussions.apple.com/thread/5031507?tstart=0
If it is not the cable is disconnected, damaged or the device may be damaged, only further examination can provide a solution. I am on an Mac Pro using 10.6.4. How do you do this? The suggestion regarding System Profiler is the fist step you should follow.
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TechiSky All about Tech tips, guides, news, videos and software downloads. Imac Dvd Player Not Working pram/nvram keeps some settings and often is the reason when the mac starts acting weird. Thanks dude. Here's how to use DVD Player to access and play content on a DVD movie disc.
cheers Permalink 1.1k 6.7k 90 schtel over 6 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for abuse. Reset The Smc Macbook Pro Click the Repair Disk Permissions button on the First Aid tab. I go straight for Repair. 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
Show this post loukashLike, er, replacing a PowerBook G4 display…? ;) I can't see why not. http://www.macworld.com/article/1166312/storage-optical/cures-for-an-uncooperative-cd-dvd-drive.html In there on the left I dragged a random language on the list above English, and then after that I dragged English back to the top again and restarted the computer. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Reading If this answer is acceptable please return and mark it. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Won't Accept Cd This totally worked.
Open Disk Utility, located in the Macintosh HD > Applications > Utilities folder. http://haiteq.com/cd-drive/cd-drive-not-working-on-macbook.php When I put a disc in it just spins around, doesn't sound like it should though and I can hear a clicking sound for a short time. Show this post I bought a new battery on eBay about 18months ago for £50. Pressure comes from resting the side of my palm on the unit when using the trackpad. Macbook Pro Won't Accept Disc
Still others recommend that in order to do the job right you open the Mac, extract the drive, and clean the lens with a Q-tip and denatured alcohol (iFixit can show maybe it's a known problem and/or part of a recall? There's also a small trick to removing the airport card mount without breaking the little grounding tab that connects to the optical drive. http://haiteq.com/cd-drive/cd-drive-macbook-not-working.php Show this post pinkychukklesMy DVD/CD drive didn't work out of the box As far as I know, Matshita is the only supplier for this kind of drives.
Click First Aid. Imac Cd Drive Not Reading So am I and so do I. Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz?
Open same up.At the bottom left of the window, click on the purple button w/the "?" in the middle.This will bring up the Help Menu.===============Try a different brand. If the MacBook can read the second disc but not the first, then there's a problem with the first disc and not the optical drive. We have other arrangements with Blue Raven that don't involve Apple, and let's just say that they are not exactly what you'd call a well run company. Vision Express Lense Cloth Click the Repair Disk Permissions button (there is also a Verify Permissions button).
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. You can purchase drive cleaning kits that are intended to brush away crud from a drive’s lens. I am dealing with the same issue, though it doesn't affect every data disk I insert and nor does it spit out every blank disk (DVD or CD), just some... http://haiteq.com/cd-drive/cd-drive-not-working-macbook.php I thought maybe the drive had gone bad, so I installed another drive that I had taken out of a G5 Mac and I still have the same problem.
I was able to get one disc to work a few days ago, but when I ejected it and reinserted it, it didn't work the second time.Any suggestions on something I Determine if Repair Disk Permissions completed successfully. You'll find some that spring back to life. Any other troubleshooting ideas?
I'm using Mac OSX #1 electroboy, May 28, 2008 Satcomer uix_expand uix_collapse In Geostationary Orbit Joined: Jul 16, 2002 Messages: 9,395 Likes Received: 22 First you didn't try everything! It has only started happening today! by R. Tested the drive out, no difference, still not working.
This forces the MacBook to restart and eject the disc on reboot. I have a mac pro and happened to have an extra internal cd/dvd drive that I know works. Find out what to do if the CD/DVD player in your MacBook Pro will not work with help from an Apple retail expert in this free video clip.Expert: Skylar KellyFilmmaker: Patrick CultofMactv 222,242 views 2:59 Steve Jobs introduces unibody MacBook Pro & MacBook - Apple Special Event (2008) - Duration: 52:15.
DVD Player lets you control your viewing experience just as if you were using a full-featured remote control with a standalone DVD player. TheUnlockr 8,766,590 views 7:35 Why to buy a standard MacBook Pro (non Retina) - Duration: 5:39. As for the drive in question, replacing them isn't all that bad. Show this post - what macbook pro is it? - did you "travel" with a cd/dvd in the drive?
How to fix? So I inserted a DVD to test it out. Show this post schtelany repairs can be done with ease Like, er, replacing a PowerBook G4 display…? ;) That's where the Apple-authorized technician - as mentioned above - failed three times The most fundamental troubleshooting steps, such as cleaning the disc, checking its compatibility with the MacBook, or reinserting the disc several times can cure typical problems ranging from reading errors to
It was very easy, a 30min job.