I was tickled I just had to register to say thanks. Well Done... Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Weird fix, but I just got mine working! These companies buy up excess inventory from repair shops, and will buy up uneconomical to repair units from retailers like Fry's and Best Buy, then break them down for their component http://vicnot.net/drive-not/macbook-dvd-drive-not-working-properly.html
The diagnostics and status was showing everything was ok but refused to read or recognize the disks. Not sure why it seems to be such a mystery to people that optical drives fail, and fail often, when they do fail so often. the Apple Help for Disk Utility does not suggest that you repair permissions twice, but I always do this. Please try again now or at a later time. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/5031507?tstart=0
Nice and very helpful information i have got from your post. Inserted the DVD. Inspect the disc and ensure there are no signs of warping and that the disc is perfectly flat.
No, create an account now. All good so far. This is an old thread and post (a couple years old), but I've been looking for the last 5 months (it's now 2013) for something that would work . . . Imac Dvd Drive Not Reading Thanks so much that was really irritating.
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. Apple External Cd Drive Not Working It just hums inside for a little while and then it spits is out. I have a mac pro and happened to have an extra internal cd/dvd drive that I know works. my response I looked all over the internet and spent hours trying different solutions.
If only my Imac 4,1 drive worked the same way...thanx a million man! Macbook Pro Won't Accept Disc my mac just refused to read any of the disks!So, I tried to check some of other DVDs... That something is NOT another disk. Tried this with a thin, smooth store card (no raised up numbers or anything), a pair of thin spandex shorts, with a light dab of vodka on the spandex.
I was afraid to damage the drive! http://www.techisky.com/how-to/fix-dvd-player-not-working-on-mac.html This comment has been removed by the author. Imac Dvd Player Not Working For months my drive would not read most dvds. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Reading Have you cleaned out the dust in the DVD drive lately?
Cleaning kits can be purchased from any store that sells CD/DVDs. his comment is here June 9, 2014 at 9:43 AM Ethan Smith said... For example, in iTunes I can rip two CDs in a four-disc set but the other two discs are ejected shortly after I insert them. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: MacBook CD/DVD drive won't read discs -- can it be fixed? Macbook Pro Cd Drive Won't Accept Cd
Where when you click on info button it shows media not present as I was able to somehow keep the disk inside without ejecting. How to solve Subler Mountain Lion MKV, AVI AC3 Audio Issue? Genius :) September 2, 2013 at 11:33 PM Anonymous said... this contact form I've tested the DVD drive in a new user account.
December 26, 2013 at 3:49 AM Macintosh said... Mac Won't Read Discs If you are ever in Peru, I too will buy you a beer! macosx.com 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
Worked for me too, amazing. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Tellyanna, Feb 18, 2013 Tellyanna macrumors newbie Joined: Feb 18, 2013 #24 Thank you So MUCH I have Restart the MacBook while holding the left mouse button or pressing down on the track pad. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Grabbing Cd 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
Thank you. Thanks a lot Bro !! Awesome! http://vicnot.net/drive-not/mac-external-cd-drive-not-working.html Does Perian support AC3 on Mountain Lion 10.8?
I can now watch DVDs again. I remember noticing this first time maybe 2-3 weeks ago. Yeaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhh ! Tried another non iMac disc (.jpgs) and it would not read.Frustrating.
The disk slot only opens if the cd drive is connected to a laptop, and once connected to my laptop I am able to insert and remove DVDs etc: it's just Feared the worst and was not very hopeful but it worked! Here you have a short example how to implement so in your iPhone applica... Others say it’s worth wrapping a credit card in soft cotton cloth, applying some denatured alcohol to the cloth, and swiping the cloth-covered card in and out of the drive slot
Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Up next Macbook Pro / AIr - SMC Reset / PRAM Reset - Duration: 5:10. I just used a tissue wrapped around some cardboard bookmark + a few drops of isopropyl alcohol. your hack TOTALLY worked!
Was just about to take the whole iMac apart and stumbled on this at the last minute. by R. I don't see the point of checking something that almost always has something to fix.Click to expand... #13 hackettr, Oct 27, 2011 plikausis uix_expand uix_collapse Registered Joined: Jan 2, 2012 April 11, 2012 at 6:50 AM Matt Ogden said...
This story started about a year ago. 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? It feels like when you push the disk in, it hits something inside when the disk is half way in.