And same problem? Hope all you guys out there first try out Disk Cleaner... #15 samsdot, Sep 26, 2012 Satcomer uix_expand uix_collapse In Geostationary Orbit Joined: Jul 16, 2002 Messages: 9,395 Likes Received: Don't buy/use a cleaning disk if you have a slot loading laptop... Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.
I didn't even think about going into the disk utilities, and repairing the disk from there. Apart from DVD discs, it can also play ISO image copied from DVD, VIDEO_TS folder and various video/audio files. Had looked around for a solution everywhere, but to no avail. I don't get why after spending £1800 this is the pathetic result.I want it to play my DVDs so please what is the answer? http://www.macworld.com/article/1166312/storage-optical/cures-for-an-uncooperative-cd-dvd-drive.html
That's OK because of the file comparison that happens during a reinstall takes a little time. In addition to his journalistic endeavors, he's a professional musician in the San Francisco Bay Area.More by Christopher Breen Shop Tech Products on Amazon You Might Like recommended for you Create It just hums inside for a little while and then it spits is out. In fact, I never Verify permissions.
Any ideas? What I will say is that the DVD drive is not protected very well at all. United States Copyright © Apple Inc. Imac Dvd Player Not Working Last time I looked a new battery was about £100!!! :) Permalink 1.1k 6.7k 90 schtel over 7 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for abuse.
Then, click More Info. You can extend with AppleCare right up to the day of expiration, but not after.An external would be the cheapest route.P Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Hint: by Standard 120 mm round disc: Example nonstandard sized or shaped discs that are not supported: Specific troubleshootingBelow are several possible symptoms you may see. over here The default DVD player does not support playing Blu-Ray discs, certain commercial DVDs.
It never shows up on my desktop, so the computer is unable to read anything from the CD or DVD. Mac External Cd Drive Not Working EverySteveJobsVideo 689,800 views 52:15 How to Reset the SMC System Management Controller on a Macbook Pro Macbook and Macbook Air - Duration: 2:56. 123myIT 110,682 views 2:56 Apple MacBook Air SuperDrive: 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. My DVD/CD drive didn't work out of the box on the late June model 15" unibody macbook pro I bought, just shows, can't rely on nothing nowadays.
See this guy (Apple Technician) for repair/replacement tutorials, he seems to cover everything: http://www.youtube.com/user/PowerbookMedic Permalink 6.0k 46.3k 350 loukash over 6 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it
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there is a space between the k and the hyphen... If you haven't used your Install disc before (or recently), you should not skip this step. maybe it's a known problem and/or part of a recall? I have the exact same problem on my MacBook...did the lens cleaner work, or do I have to get an external or something? Macbook Pro Cd Drive Won't Accept Cd
Did you have to get it fixed? Why sometimes DVDs cannot play on our Mac computers (especially on MacBook Pro) and how to fix the problem for playing DVDs on Mac smoothly? In most cases, your DVD player is not working because your DVD discs are in unsupported DVD formats. 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
Click the Repair Disk Permissions button (there is also a Verify Permissions button). Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Reading I've decided also to replace my 120GB HD with a new 500GB HD and increase my 2 GB RAM upto max 3 GB. Transcript The interactive transcript could not be loaded.
cheers Permalink 1.1k 6.7k 90 schtel over 6 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for abuse. It remembers where you stopped viewing a DVD and gives you the option to resume play at that point. thanks soo much! Macbook Pro Not Accepting Disc If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).
While a certain amount of noise and vibration is expected, if you believe the noise or the vibrations being generated by the drive are not normal, please contact Apple, contact an If you have trouble using a SuperDrive with Microsoft Windows, try starting the computer with the SuperDrive already plugged in. Show this post fred.mcI'd try some compressed air - http://discussions.apple.com/thread.j...3&tstart=0 This is just the sort of tip I was looking for! Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to MacBooks forum 20 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions icon Security
The drive has been of course replaced by my Apple dealer then, but the replacement drive is currently beginning to fail again. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Weird fix, but I just got mine working! Anyway, this was about a week ago, and opening it up and spraying it didn't fix it. All were rejected.
You can bookmark your favorite scenes for viewing at any time, restrict access to certain DVDs using parental controls, and play media stored on your hard drive. Situation 1. Learn more You can use a SuperDrive withMac mini (late 2009) and later, MacBook Pro with Retina Display, MacBook Air, iMac (Late 2012) and later, and Mac Pro (Late 2013) computers. 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
Picking up or moving the machine while a disc is being read may result in the disc becoming unbalanced. This will provide the necessary information on how to proceed. Related Articles Cyberlink PowerDVD for Mac: Play Blu-ray,3D Video&HD Movie on OS X Easy Solve PowerDVD Won’t Play Blu-Ray Problem? How to Play Blu Ray Files/Disc in macOS 10.12 Sierra? Posted If you would like to browse in a different language, please choose a language using the dropdown.