I am running Mac OS X Version 10.4.11 I've clicked on the Apple and the "more info" box is shaded and won't let me click on it! Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Having changed many drives. I'm sure I was testing the drive with a DVD, which works fine now. Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose CD/DVD Player in MacBook Pro Will Not Work : Tech Yeah! http://vicnot.net/drive-not/mac-computer-dvd-drive-not-working.html
Click on the *Repoir Disk Permissions* buttonMy issue was all related to my user preferences, and this reset the preference. How do you do this? Thread Status: Not open for further replies. I'd bet if you take a look around, replacing the optical drive in a Dell or HP laptop isn't all that much different in cost from Apple.
Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect Loading... You put a bunch of really nasty looking discs inside the thing, what would you expect but that the focusing lens for the laser gets coated with crap? The drives can read the Mac OSX install disc and but can't read any movie DVDs. If that is possible than it seems that one overheated and it fried.
I thought maybe the drive had gone bad, so I installed another drive that I had taken out of a G5 Mac and I still have the same problem. You will need a third party DVD/Blu-Ray player to enjoy movies on your Mac. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Macbook Pro Won't Accept Disc Any time I get something like this coming across my workbench, I just replace the drive.
Open Disk Utility, located in the Macintosh HD > Applications > Utilities folder. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Won't Accept Cd no axelasher- tried to reset pram / nvram, yet? It's the thinnest one on the market.
Now go to /Applications/Utilities/System Profiler and launch it.
Can't figure it out and am near exhaustion trying to figure it out. Imac Cd Drive Not Reading If you would like to browse in a different language, please choose a language using the dropdown. 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. Good luck Reagrds AnthonyClick to expand...
Try another disc to see if the issue is being caused by a specific disc. https://www.discogs.com/group/thread/671186?page=1 in case it's a software based error. - checked apple knowledgebase for the error? Apple External Cd Drive Not Working If you have a recent model MacBook you may be suffering what many others are fighting with, and things may have stopped working after a firmware update. Imac Dvd Player Not Working Rating is available when the video has been rented.
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? http://vicnot.net/drive-not/mac-os-x-disc-drive-not-working.html 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 I cleaned out the inside of my drive using the card and lens cloth and it worked! Show this post Pah! Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Reading
maybe it's a known problem and/or part of a recall? Quit (Command-Q) any applications that opened automatically as specified in your account's Login Items (Leopard, Tiger, Jaguar) or Startup Items (Panther). But these aren’t sure-fire solutions. http://vicnot.net/drive-not/macbook-cd-dvd-drive-not-working.html Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site.
And same problem? Mac Won't Read Discs Hopefully, this at least gives you a few beginning steps to try before moving on to the really geeky stuff. by jboroman / February 15, 2009 6:17 AM PST In reply to: MacBook CD/DVD drive won't read discs -- can it be fixed?
This software is able to play most popular Blu-ray disc, Blu-ray folder and Blu-ray ISO image files with wonderful image and sound quality. Log in or register to post comments Laptop Power Required Submitted by Marc Gelfo on 1 December, 2015 - 11:16 Hi Khafsa, I found this thread after googling for a similar cheers Permalink 1.1k 6.7k 90 schtel over 6 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for abuse. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Grabbing Cd Couldn't remove the DVD/CD drive as there was a very small junction lead coming from it attached to the motherboard.
I know the problem is not the CD or DVD, because I've tried the same discs on other machines and they work fine. Show this post This is a great example of how Apple Care is useful to some but not others. :) Permalink 6.0k 46.4k 350 loukash over 6 years ago This post Use of such discs is not supported and any damage caused will not be covered under your Apple warranty or applicable extended service contract. http://vicnot.net/drive-not/mac-external-cd-drive-not-working.html Permalink 8.9k 639 rile3e over 7 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for abuse.
Open same up.At the bottom left of the window, click on the purple button w/the "?" in the middle.This will bring up the Help Menu.===============Try a different brand. Accepts discs but they don't mount or are automatically ejected Make sure the drive is not placed upside down. Insert another disc into the drive to determine if a faulty disc is the cause of the strange noises. 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 makes a clicking noise and rejects either after 10-15seconds of trying to read it. May 12, 2013 8:24 AM Helpful (3) Reply options Link to this post by Baby Boomer (USofA), Baby Boomer (USofA) May 12, 2013 4:16 PM in response to yazg1 Level 9 Link to product: [New Version] VicTsing USB 2.0 Slim External DVD-ROM CD-RW Combo Drive Burner Writer for HP Dell IBM Sony Toshiba Acer Apple Asus - Laptop Netbook Notebook PC - If the disc will still not eject, try holding down the trackpad or mouse button after restarting the computer.
type: reboot and press return key.