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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Same issue by S_Brumlik / August 25, 2011 11:44 AM PDT In reply to: MacBook CD/DVD drive won't read discs -- can it This worked for me too! Thank you so much ! #17 alexbesht, May 21, 2013 (You must log in or sign up to post here.) Show Ignored Content Thread Status: Not open for further replies. 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

Let us know a. Thank you for joining just to share this- what a star! Obviously it was in a well protected laptop case. The last time I used it was about a week ago when I watched a DVD.

Macbook Pro Cd Drive Won't Accept Cd

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. I just tested the following: DVD - Works fine DVD-rw Containing Video)- Works fine DVD-rw Containing Data)- Works fine CD - NOT working CDr - NOT working The CDs get ejected Unfortunately in this process a small part of the carton boke and was left inside the slot. The Repair Disk Permissions process is performed.

I've tried fixing permissions. Show this post Pah! If your DVD drive is bad or damaged, the dvd player program will not be open. Reset The Smc Macbook Pro it's a no-go btw. - tried to reset pram / nvram, yet?

Medioimages/Photodisc/Photodisc/Getty Images Related Articles [Trackpad] | How to Troubleshoot the Trackpad on a MacBook [Force Eject] | How to Force Eject on a Mac Terminal [MacBook Pro] | Why Is My The default DVD player does not support playing Blu-Ray discs, certain commercial DVDs. Picking up or moving the machine while a disc is being read may result in the disc becoming unbalanced.

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Good luck! Imac Cd Drive Not Reading Mr. I am dealing with the same issue, though it doesn't affect every data disk I insert and nor does it spit out every blank disk (DVD or CD), just some... I'm sure that when I found this problem over a couple of weeks ago it was because I couldn't play a DVD.

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In fact, I never Verify permissions. In fact, I never Verify permissions. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Won't Accept Cd clean it with a Disk Cleaner (Writex CD-DVD Lens Cleaner which was lying around for years). Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Reading If your DVD is scratched or dirty, your dvd player can accept discs but they do not mount or are automatically ejected.

the only thing I can think of right now is that it's probably got a piece of crap in it from the ill-designed keyboard area. (I notice the new macBook Pro this page 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 I go straight for Repair. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply eldudorinio, Nov 7, 2010 eldudorinio thread starter macrumors member Joined: Jan 16, 2010 #3 Thank you for the Macbook Pro Won't Accept Disc

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). It's like the computer doesn't recognise it. Open Disk Utility, located in the Macintosh HD > Applications > Utilities folder. I put a DVD in the drive.

the AppleCare warranty, ha!) which can't be passed to my clients directly. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Grabbing Cd Show this post All Mac Cd drives are bs- This Mac Mini of mine is already the third in a row that stopped working after a couple years. Mac will restart Zapping the PRam Restart (or start up)> hold down Apple key-option-P-R Keep these keys held down until you hear the start-up chime three times and then release, and

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If you don’t require the convenience of an internal drive, you can purchase a compatible external USB drive for around 30 bucks. The slot loading drives used in Apple computers work with only standard 120 mm round discs. While the optical drive and MacBook is relatively sturdy, there might be times when it doesn't function properly. Vision Express Lense Cloth Does it cost a lot of money to repair?

May 12, 2013 8:24 AM Helpful (3) Reply options Link to this post by Baby Boomer (USofA), Baby Boomer (USofA) May 12, 2013 9:16 AM in response to yazg1 Level 9 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). They usually sputter and die later but we always try the lens cleaner and remove/reinstall the drive just in case it's a lens/connection issue.But if you are at a service counter useful reference You need to insert discs nearly all the way before the drive will activate and pull them in.

it's a no-go btw. It feels like when you push the disk in, it hits something inside when the disk is half way in. However, the is difficult when your drive doesn't read a DVD. Last night, I tried all the steps mentioned but no success.

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 If the disc is dirty, slightly dampen a soft towel with rubbing alcohol and wipe the disc from the center toward the edge, and then allow it to dry. I figured it wasn't working, so what did I have to lose, so I put the disc in as far as it could go (it only would insert about half way), Sign in to add this video to a playlist.