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I tried every single one. Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Media Media Quick Links Search Media New Media Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent Activity New Profile Posts Have you cleaned out the dust in the DVD drive lately? 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 my review here

And then just yesterday as I booted up, I could hear the drive making a slightly different noise than before. After 20 minutes of waiting, iTunes still showed no progress on burning the first song.I sure would appreciate any more suggestions. Ive been able to burn CD's since i got it, but suddenly a couple of days ago it just stopped working. Thanks so much!

Apple External Cd Drive Not Working

Worked awesome! So I've gathered from reading several forums that this isn't that uncommon for Macs, however, one thing that is slightly different about my condition from everyone else's is that CD's work Repair Permissions Open Disk Utility, in the Applications > Utilities folder, and choose Help > Disk Utility Help. I have a mac pro and happened to have an extra internal cd/dvd drive that I know works.

I open iTunes and instruct CD to burn the disc from a play list.2. Turn on the computer.4. Hold the keys down until the computer restarts and you hear the startup sound for the second time.6. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Won't Accept Cd Please help.

So as a last resort, totally fed up at this point and resigned to buying a new DVD drive / Macbook I remembered the first bit of advice I read.I took try it: compressed air is a good tip. I know its not my drive. Loading...

Additional Product Support Information Still need help? Imac Dvd Player Not Working That worked for me (I followed everything step by step). Repair Permissions Open Disk Utility, in the Applications > Utilities folder, and choose Help > Disk Utility Help. But if you like to try to fix expensive hardware yourself, then this hint is for you.

Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Working

Theme designed by Audentio Design. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Apple External Cd Drive Not Working Show this post schtelThis is a great example of how Apple Care is useful to some but not others That's why it's optional, I guess. :) Permalink 1.1k 6.7k 90 schtel Reset The Smc Macbook Pro Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists...

You may have to reset your computer clock after this procedure. this page Click the Repair Disk Permissions button (there is also a Verify Permissions button). Top Display posts from previous: All posts1 day7 days2 weeks1 month3 months6 months1 year Sort by AuthorPost timeSubject AscendingDescending Post Reply Print view 15 posts • Page 1 of 1 Similar In fact, my wife as a librarian generates more yearly income than I do… :D The main point is that nowadays I'm using the Mac as my main tool to generate Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Accepting Cds

Jun 14, 2014 7:33 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by den.thed, den.thed Jun 14, 2014 8:42 PM in response to salsabella Level 7 (28,011 points) Jun 14, Thanks ElectroboyClick to expand... Lol May 10, 2014 4:53 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by MacFly2300, MacFly2300 May 13, 2014 11:05 AM in response to mattcurtis777 Level 1 (0 points) May See this guy (Apple Technician) for repair/replacement tutorials, he seems to cover everything: Permalink 6.0k 46.4k 350 loukash over 6 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it

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I popped in one of those cleaner discs and it's working great now.

Stay logged in Mac Support Forums Mac Help Forums Mac OS X System & Mac Software Home Contact Us Help Terms and Rules Privacy Policy Top Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2015 Should i do a PMU/SMU/SMC reset on it? Quote Postby JimmyMac » May 1st, 2009, 10:20 pm Fantastic! Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Reading Just now it spit out a DVD, did one swipe with an eyeglass cloth, reinserted AND I'M WATCHING A MOVIE!

If you don’t require the convenience of an internal drive, you can purchase a compatible external USB drive for around 30 bucks. Anyway, I removed a couple of songs from my play list so that I was not pushing the time limit - instead of burning 1.2 hours, I tried to burn a Really couldn't afford to have got it repaired or replaced atm. Show this post axelasher- what macbook pro is it?

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Sep 18, 2008 8:45 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by KevLeviathan, KevLeviathan Sep 18, 2008 9:02 PM in response to tony2you Level 1 (145 points) Sep 18, I have an 'Apple Hardware Test' but it's on CD. :P Permalink 8.9k 639 rile3e over 7 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for abuse. This will provide the necessary information on how to proceed. I go straight for Repair.

the Apple Help for Disk Utility does not suggest that you repair permissions twice, but I always do this. A PMU reset is not the same on every computer so we will need to know what Mac model is in use. So maybe the spraying did help, or just giving the drive a rest and time to go back to it's original 'shape' was what it needed. Apr 9, 2014 8:12 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by bobrave, bobrave May 10, 2014 4:53 AM in response to mattcurtis777 Level 1 (0 points) May 10,

Groups » Mac Users » CD drive stopped working on MacBook Pro Started by schtel over 7 years ago, 29 replies Save Thread Notify Me of Replies Join Group 1.1k 6.7k Seems they're not as superior as they make themselves oot to be! :O Permalink 1.5k 2.7k 227 simfonik over 7 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for I will shoot it with some compressed air.