Shut down the computer.2. Can you write to a disc? axelasher- checked apple knowledgebase for the error? Reset the System Management Controller (SMC). have a peek here
Sign in Transcript Statistics 223,267 views 322 Like this video? The software completed copying the movie and ejected the DVD and asked that I insert a blank DVD into the drive to continue with the copy. 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 I joined this forum just so I could post this. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/5031507?tstart=0
MacSales. Any suggestions for a fix? try it: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1379 compressed air is a good tip.
Links CAF to MP3 Keepvid for Mac © 2016 TechiSky. Danny Do 431,407 views 4:51 How to Make the Apple Logo on Your iPhone Light Up Like a Macbook (iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus) - Duration: 7:35. and then press return Allow the computer to run though the checks. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Reading We have selected English as your language preference.
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 Imac Dvd Player Not Working share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply flynz4, Feb 28, 2012 flynz4 macrumors 68040 Joined: Aug 9, 2009 Location: Portland, OR #8 Macman45 said: ↑ loukashI can tell you that investing in the extended AppleCare warranty (unfortunately) almost always pays, I have to disagree with you there, any repairs can be done with ease and I've How-To's Apr 092013 There are many reasons that cause the issue "the default DVD Player not working on Mac" in EL Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard, Leopard.
So, after trying all the information I found reading forums on this problem (ie., holding eject during reboot, holding mouse key during restart, holding "C" during startup, etc.) nothing worked. Macbook Pro Won't Accept Disc Good luck!Click to expand... I have a 27" iMac mid 2010. At some point you will scratch a disc beyond usefulness as well as damage the optical drive permanently.
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A quote from a Mac dealer was "anything up to £100 for Superdrive + approx £30 to fit." I also just replaced a noisy (worn out) cooling fan for my MacBook Apple External Cd Drive Not Working Reply With Quote Quick Navigation OS X - Operating System Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Community Information Center News and Community Announcements Macbook Pro Cd Drive Won't Accept Cd Continue tapping the disc (like you are trying to tap the disc into the drive) and gradually increase the force of the tap until, bingo, the disc sucks into the drive!!!
Press and hold the Command-Option-P-R keys. navigate here If yours doesn't work, then it's a problem with your iMac not the drive. I got the crazy idea and inserted the original iMac Applications Install DVD. In every case I cleaned the drive right up to the point that the drive wouldn't accept the cleaning disk. Imac Cd Drive Not Reading
and the computer sucked it in, and it worked! Picking up or moving the machine while a disc is being read may result in the disc becoming unbalanced. I hope this helps anyone else having this problem. http://clearduplicatefiles.com/cd-drive/cd-drive-not-working-on-imac-g4.html loukashI don't think it pays for me trying to fix things myself.
I know its not my drive. Mac Cd Drive Not Ejecting Wait five seconds, then press the power button to turn on the computer.and NVRAM and PRAM1. Home/Forum New Posts Unanswered Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts Articles Product Reviews Advertise Contact Us Deals Advanced Search Forum Mac OS X Software OS X - Operating
electroboy uix_expand uix_collapse Registered Joined: May 28, 2008 Messages: 5 Likes Received: 0 Hello, I wonder if you can help me out.. I've restarted and shut down but nothing seems to work. Can't figure it out and am near exhaustion trying to figure it out. External Cd Drive For Mac Not Working Hilltop Street 46,614 views 2:08 Safe way to eject stuck CD from crashed Macbook - Duration: 1:40.
Older Mac Pro models use a loading tray. Loading... Bad or damaged superdrive. this contact form CultofMactv 222,242 views 2:59 27" iMac (Mid 2011) Optical Drive Installation Video - Duration: 10:20.
Got that replaced in time before my applecare runs out. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Drutledge4445, Nov 21, 2012 Drutledge4445 macrumors newbie Joined: Nov 21, 2012 #20 Yippee, worked for me too! I'm think it's just a little bit of 'dirt' in the drive. Inserting a non-standard sized or shaped disc into a drive that is not designed to accommodate it may damage the drive.
The System Profiler or System Information may provide additional information regarding what media your computer supports. What I will say is that the DVD drive is not protected very well at all.