Apr 9, 2014 8:12 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by bobrave, bobrave May 10, 2014 11:53 AM in response to mattcurtis777 Level 1 (0 points) May 10, This is normally the volume Macintosh HD. Click the Repair Disk Permissions button on the First Aid tab. Loading... Check This Out
So as a last resort, totally fed up at this point and resigned to buying a new DVD drive / Macbook I remembered the first bit of advice I read.I took by web-solutions-company / September 5, 2011 12:28 AM PDT In reply to: MacBook CD/DVD drive won't read discs -- can it be fixed? Don't use a USB hub. If the drive is damaged (and not under warranty) the cost of replacement will be determined mostly by the computer model.
Excellent! Jason Skidmore 1,552,538 views 3:44 How to Make the Apple Logo on Your iPhone Light Up Like a Macbook (iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus) - Duration: 7:35. Like magic my drive started working again. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion
I don't have Apple Care so I don't know what I must do. There's a different trick for the older non-unibody MacBooks, though replacing those drives is considerably more work.So if you can actually source a replacement MacBook optical drive, just take your time Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Grabbing Cd the Apple Help for Disk Utility does not suggest that you repair permissions twice, but I always do this.
But if it is all one component, then it has to be software related right? (reminder: CD's work perfect, DVD don't do a damn thing) #11 campodelverano, Sep 18, 2010 You may have to reset your computer clock after this procedure. So true!
The CD/DVD drive on my PowerBook G4 hasn't worked for years.
Help Community Guidelines Discogs About Us Blog Shop App Jobs API Change Log Help Is Here Help & Support Forum Keyboard Shortcuts Join In Get Started Sign Up Contribute Add Release Reset The Smc Macbook Pro This software is able to play most popular Blu-ray disc, Blu-ray folder and Blu-ray ISO image files with wonderful image and sound quality. Help? - I want to use my Mac to present a DVD with projector. Any other troubleshooting ideas?
Reply With Quote #9 yashsolanki29, May 29, 2010 Chiarascuro uix_expand uix_collapse Registered Joined: Jun 23, 2010 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0 Hi, I'm having the exact same problem. This is, basically: In Disk Utility, select the computer's hard drive in the list. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Reading I cleaned out the inside of my drive using the card and lens cloth and it worked! Macbook Pro Cd Drive Won't Accept Cd When you hear the startup sound, press and hold the Command-Option-P-R keys immediately until the computer restarts and you hear the startup sound again.
Then if it is still not working, Contact Apple Support or your local Apple Authorized Service Provider and make an appointment to have the CD/DVD Drive serviced. http://haiteq.com/macbook-pro/cd-drive-on-macbook-pro-not-working.php The aluminum enclosure should be facing up as shown in section 1. 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 Make sure you insert the disc far enough for the drive mechanism to activate. Macbook Pro Won't Accept Disc
Use a can of compressed air to blow out the slot in the optical drive. Read on to get answers. This problem came up on me gradually. http://haiteq.com/macbook-pro/cd-rom-drive-not-working-macbook-pro.php Open Disk Utility, located in the Macintosh HD > Applications > Utilities folder.
I tend to pick it up from the section where the drive is housed, and I figure that the pressure between my thumb and fingers may have caused the mechanism to I've tried fixing permissions. Show this post I've had my battery replaced, free of charge. Mac Won't Read Discs Insert the disc into the slot and push it in until the optical drive grabs it and pulls it into the slot.
Worked for me too. Links CAF to MP3 Keepvid for Mac © 2016 TechiSky. This started happening just a few days after the computer ran its warranty period. http://haiteq.com/macbook-pro/cd-dvd-drive-not-working-on-macbook-pro.php the only thing I can think of right now is that it's probably got a piece of crap in it from the ill-designed keyboard area. (I notice the new macBook Pro
Alerts Alert Preferences Show All... I haven't had any new firmware updates. by JamieV33 / January 1, 2012 12:51 PM PST In reply to: ... And so cheap!!!!
Resource How to Repair Disk Permissions on Mac OS X? Have you cleaned out the dust in the DVD drive lately? I may try swapping out my boot drive with an older backup to see if that helps the drive work. Some older keyboards may use the F12 key to eject discs.
A PMU reset is not the same on every computer so we will need to know what Mac model is in use.