Just enough to force the mechanical tray to move the disc inward did the trick. Show this post I bought a new battery on eBay about 18months ago for £50. then in it select "Disk Burning" to see if the Mac still sees the drive. #5 Satcomer, May 29, 2008 electroboy uix_expand uix_collapse Registered Joined: May 28, 2008 Messages: 5 Try to reset the computer's SMC to see if your DVD player can work on Mac or not. have a peek here
I've decided also to replace my 120GB HD with a new 500GB HD and increase my 2 GB RAM upto max 3 GB. Very tiny junction = approx 3mm. When the procedure is finished you may receive a message that no repairs were necessary, or that repairs were successful (I cannot remember the exact phrases). I want to see a clean bill of health in the Permissions repair summary.
If the drive still produces strange sounds, take the MacBook to an authorized repair center or computer shop. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 14, 2009 6:08 AM PST In reply to: MacBook CD/DVD drive won't read discs -- can it be fixed? Mar 3, 2014 11:11 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Deirdy, Deirdy Mar 18, 2014 7:21 PM in response to mattcurtis777 Level 1 (0 points) Mar 18, It had a couple of issues during the warranty as well, but for most parts caused by an incompetent service guy… (who got fired after he messed up my PB) cheers
Unplug the computer's power cord.3. 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. Use of such discs is not supported and any damage caused will not be covered under your Apple warranty or applicable extended service contract. Imac Dvd Player Not Working Apple computers without a built-in optical drive can connect an external Apple USB SuperDrive or MacBook Air SuperDrive to read optical media such as CDs and DVDs.
Point is, optical drives fail, and fail often. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Won't Accept Cd Worked for me too. or a slot loading anything for that matter.
I'd like to know what you did?
If the disc appears warped or has a surface that isn't smooth and flat, this could be the cause the optical drive producing unusual sounds. Reset The Smc Macbook Pro Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... 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. Accepts discs but they don't mount or are automatically ejected Make sure the drive is not placed upside down.
Permalink 1.1k 6.7k 90 schtel over 7 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for abuse. https://www.discogs.com/group/thread/671186 Things Needed Soft towel Rubbing alcohol Canned compressed air Tip Hold down the “D” key on the keyboard as you start the laptop to perform a hardware diagnostic test on your Apple External Cd Drive Not Working You may have to reset your computer clock after this procedure. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Reading Can't figure it out and am near exhaustion trying to figure it out.
So, I removed the DVD movie and I attempted to insert a blank DVD. http://clearduplicatefiles.com/macbook-pro/cd-dvd-drive-not-working-on-macbook-pro.html Show this post @Schtell You of all people should know ....Bad Karma Dude!! I couldn't insert the blank DVD. no axelasher- tried to reset pram / nvram, yet? Macbook Pro Won't Accept Disc
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MacRumors attracts a broad audience of both consumers and professionals interested in the latest technologies and products. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Grabbing Cd Quit (Command-Q) any applications that opened automatically as specified in your account's Login Items (Leopard, Tiger, Jaguar) or Startup Items (Panther). You can repair disc permission to solve "DVD player not working on Mac" issue.
So I inserted a DVD to test it out. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 25, 2011 11:51 AM PDT In reply to: Same issue It seems to be the common and right fix. pls explain? Imac Cd Drive Not Reading Sign in to add this video to a playlist.
Last night, I tried all the steps mentioned but no success. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Subscribe ▲ Learn more about Macworld's Digital Edition 🔎 Home News Reviews How-To Video Macs iPhone/iPad OS X iOS Apps Accessories Business Entertainment Subscribe Resources Macs MacBooks Mac http://clearduplicatefiles.com/macbook-pro/cd-drive-on-macbook-pro-not-working.html I put a DVD in the drive.
I am just going to try resetting the PRAM to see if this is the problem. Spike!!! I am still able to have the drive read some CD/DVDs but with difficulty and sometimes this is not working. eHow SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe504,496504K Loading...
The good news is I found a solution to my problem so hopefully others will find this info useful as well. Please type your message and try again. yazg1 Level 1 (2 points) Q: dvd and CD drive not working it will not accept any disc i mac has not Reinsert the disc into the slot and wait for the MacBook to attempt to read the disc again. I have the identical iMac with the same problem; my dvd would not load, it hits something when you try to insert it.
Click the Repair Disk Permissions button (there is also a Verify Permissions button). If your DVD discs are not supported, your dvd player app will go to a black screen and then unexpectedly quit.