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I'm on my 3rd power pack as this is a common fault also! I know this is frustrating and I am so mad about this, (and several other problems my 27" imac has had), that I will not purchase Apple products again unless their Thanks Mr. Ive never had a problem with Apple Customer Service When ever I had to call.

Or I may consider the MacBook air as it has no DVD drive to go wrong. Mr. If the drive doesn't grab the disc, don't attempt to force it into the slot. Now... https://discussions.apple.com/thread/5031507?tstart=0

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You can change this preference below. Discussions include MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, ranging from troubleshooting to buying advice.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion MacBook CD/DVD drive won't read discs -- can it be fixed? Thanks Electroboy #4 electroboy, May 29, 2008 Satcomer uix_expand uix_collapse In Geostationary Orbit Joined: Jul 16, 2002 Messages: 9,395 Likes Received: 22 To clean out the DVD drive (for slot 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)

If you need any more info please let me know. Again...thanks! share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply kjones111, Nov 22, 2012 kjones111 macrumors newbie Joined: Nov 8, 2011 #21 I just tried it and it Imac Cd Drive Not Reading Thanks, Anthony!

It just hums inside for a little while and then it spits is out. But personally, here I'm trying to apply one of my favorite Steve Jobs guotes: "People think focus means saying yes to the thing you've got to focus on. Spike said: ↑ Place the DVD/CD into the slot drive to the point where the resistance is felt. It seemed like the drive was blocked by something and I didn't want to force the disk inn so I did a search for the problem and came to this thread.

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 Mac Won't Read Discs I just received a call from a friend who had this exact same problem. Your "tapping" advice was just what the doctor ordered -- although, perhaps, not something I would have tried right away if it hadn't been for the almost unanimous thumbs up from If that is possible than it seems that one overheated and it fried.

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Aye... useful reference share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply mushroomtip, Nov 24, 2012 mushroomtip macrumors 6502 Joined: Oct 27, 2012 #23 I wouldnt be doing that . Apple External Cd Drive Not Working by R. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Reading Thanks, again.

Here are some quick system profile stats: 2.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, OS 10.4.11. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - It's not every year by Jimmy Greystone / November 8, 2011 10:16 AM PST In reply to: Annual fix of superdrive required? Any other troubleshooting ideas? Clarence Ie 53,429 views 6:23 Macbook Pro / AIr - SMC Reset / PRAM Reset - Duration: 5:10. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Won't Accept Cd

Heres where I encountered the problem. clean it with a Disk Cleaner (Writex CD-DVD Lens Cleaner which was lying around for years). they want premium prices , I want premium products and Service .just for the record . Add to Want to watch this again later?

Thanks dude. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Grabbing Cd Next, take your open hand, and gently tap the outer edge of the disc inward towards the opening with your four fingers. I guess the nature of laptops is that they are more prone to being around dirty environments; thus attracting more crud in the drive.

Macbook Pro...will that disc even work? (I once tried to install Leopard from my mom's disc but it was blocked because it was for a Macbook) Is it possible that a

No, create an account now. maybe it's a known problem and/or part of a recall? Insert the disc into the slot and push it in until the optical drive grabs it and pulls it into the slot. Mac Cd Drive Not Ejecting I look forward to getting the new unibody at some point in the future, hoping that the top part of the notebook is solid also, with no flexibility.

share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply chasemac, Jun 20, 2012 chasemac macrumors 6502a Joined: Jan 30, 2005 Location: In a house. #12 Spent some This forces the MacBook to restart and eject the disc on reboot. Optical drives fail, and fail often. Money well spent that was! ;) After almost 20 years on Macs, I can tell you that investing in the extended AppleCare warranty (unfortunately) almost always pays, particularly with portables, and

share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply stafro, Jul 19, 2012 stafro macrumors newbie Joined: Jul 19, 2012 #15 I can't agree more.... ...thanks for Any ideas on what tests I can do, or re-install drivers etc? This worked for me too! Should i do a PMU/SMU/SMC reset on it?

or a slot loading anything for that matter. After further thought, in the past the drive seemed "a little stiff" when I would insert a disk and this may have been a silent progression of a future drive problem. 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 #6 marksmac said: ↑ no axelasher- tried to reset pram / nvram, yet?

Does it cost a lot of money to repair? No noise, no stuck disk-the disk just sat in the drive with about 1/8" exposed. However the tapping did not work with my machine. Useful Searches Recent Posts Options Please select a forum to jump to News and Article Discussion MacRumors.com News Discussion Mac Blog Discussion

That something is NOT another disk. i remember. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - MacBook CD/DVD drive won't read discs by bhumika23 / December 7, 2009 4:56 PM PST In reply to: MacBook CD/DVD drive won't read Thanks ElectroboyClick to expand...

This will launch System Profiler and in there select 'Disk Burning' )? #2 Satcomer, May 29, 2008 electroboy uix_expand uix_collapse Registered Joined: May 28, 2008 Messages: 5 Likes Received: 0