Box 4260 Houston, Texas 77210–4260 © Copyright 2016 Hearst Newspapers, LLC Subscribe ▲ Learn more about Macworld's Digital Edition 🔎 Home News Reviews How-To Video Macs iPhone/iPad OS I've tried fixing permissions. I realized also that pressure came from moving the unit from one room to another whilst the laptop is still on and open. With a disk inserted, hit command, shift, C to go to the root of the computer. http://haiteq.com/macbook-pro/cds-not-working-macbook-pro.php
This feature is not available right now. How do you do this? Very tiny junction = approx 3mm.
Not sure why it seems to be such a mystery to people that optical drives fail, and fail often, when they do fail so often. It remembers where you stopped viewing a DVD and gives you the option to resume play at that point. If cleaning fails to fix the problem, you can replace the drive yourself. Macbook Pro Won't Accept Disc From the finder, hit command, shift, U to bring up utilities and select "Disk Utility." In that list, you will see any drive and volume that is currently connected to the
How do you do this? Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Reading They sell cans of air Maplins electrical shop don't they? Working... his comment is here Click on the *Repoir Disk Permissions* buttonMy issue was all related to my user preferences, and this reset the preference.
I don't have Apple Care so I don't know what I must do. Reset The Smc Macbook Pro This is, basically: In Disk Utility, select the computer's hard drive in the list. So, you need to repair or buy a new one to make DVD playback run well on your Mac. • For the second possibility, you can try to reset NVRAM (or pls explain?
I tried every single one. Should i do a PMU/SMU/SMC reset on it? Apple External Cd Drive Not Working Thw only thing I've done since then is to travel a few hundred miles with it in a car. Imac Dvd Player Not Working Sealed the MacBook up again, left out some screws, opened it up again! :) Had a better look at the drive and the surrounding unit and figured that pressure from above
I am on an Mac Pro using 10.6.4. http://haiteq.com/macbook-pro/cd-not-working-on-macbook-pro.php You may have to reset your computer clock after this procedure. PMSL! And if all is reported as being well and the optical drive is recognised as being there, then it may be that it needs to be replaced. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Won't Accept Cd
Resource How to Repair Disk Permissions on Mac OS X? Recommend tiny 'star' shaped screwdrivers. A tower repair/replacement is not too daunting a task for anyone who knows how to use a screwdriver. this contact form 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
Show this post This is a great example of how Apple Care is useful to some but not others. :) Permalink 6.0k 46.3k 350 loukash over 6 years ago This post Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Grabbing Cd Whereas when I invenst in an "insurance" (aka AppleCare) and leave the fixing upon others, I can continue to generate income as usual. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 14, 2009 10:13 AM PST In reply to: Warranty extension "I was overseas and couldn't get to it until now." Flag Permalink This was helpful (0)
Then again, sometimes drives can just up and die.It can also make a difference on where you go to get your system repaired. by jboroman / February 15, 2009 6:17 AM PST In reply to: MacBook CD/DVD drive won't read discs -- can it be fixed? Good luck Reagrds Anthony #8 aeastwood, Feb 9, 2010 yashsolanki29 uix_expand uix_collapse Registered Joined: May 29, 2010 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 0 hii i am also suffering from this problem Imac Cd Drive Not Reading schtelBut for the rest of us peasants Alright alright, I admit that I was a bit exaggerating.
Like magic my drive started working again. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. I want to see a clean bill of health in the Permissions repair summary. http://haiteq.com/macbook-pro/cd-rom-on-macbook-pro-not-working.php Please try again later.
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 Really couldn't afford to have got it repaired or replaced atm. It would be cheaper but not as portable.P Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Same problem here by Serpico1011 / September 28, 2010 6:45 PM PDT In reply to: Laptop is in constant use, and although I have a wireless mouse, I don't always use it.