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. Situation 1. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - MacBook CD/DVD drive won't read discs by bhumika23 / December 7, 2009 4:56 PM PST In reply to: MacBook CD/DVD drive won't read maybe it's a known problem and/or part of a recall? http://vicnot.net/macbook-pro/macbook-dvd-player-not-working.html
That includes originals!! Cheers Electroboy #3 electroboy, May 29, 2008 electroboy uix_expand uix_collapse Registered Joined: May 28, 2008 Messages: 5 Likes Received: 0 Satcomer, I've just reset the PRAM and still the drive It's not every year, and if you look around, you'll see optical drive failures are common across the entire industry. I'm on my 3rd power pack as this is a common fault also!
Provided I have a running backup Mac, which I do of course: the aforementioned PB, as well as an inherited eMac, and a data backup strategy which enables me to synch Step 1: Open Disk Utility, which is in the Utilities folder of your Applications folder. And it now works again!
Permalink 128 axelasher over 7 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for abuse. 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 to DVD on macos 10.12 Sierra Sierra Blu Ray Player: How to Play Blu Ray Files/Disc in macOS 10.12 Sierra Wii Video Converter: Easy Play MKV, AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV on Macbook Pro Won't Accept Disc Click on the *Repoir Disk Permissions* buttonMy issue was all related to my user preferences, and this reset the preference.
Couldn't remove the DVD/CD drive as there was a very small junction lead coming from it attached to the motherboard. Imac Dvd Player Not Working Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. A quote from a Mac dealer was "anything up to £100 for Superdrive + approx £30 to fit." I also just replaced a noisy (worn out) cooling fan for my MacBook recommended you read Fix 'Mac Won't Play DVD' Error – Rip DVD to MP4/MOV Compatible with QuickTime Download WinX DVD Ripper for Mac – the fastest DVD ripping software for Mac to rip any
cheers Permalink 1.1k 6.7k 90 schtel over 6 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for abuse. Macbook Pro Won't Play Dvd I was able to get one disc to work a few days ago, but when I ejected it and reinserted it, it didn't work the second time.Any suggestions on something I Got that replaced in time before my applecare runs out. dont matter how hard you try Permalink 8.9k 639 rile3e over 7 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for abuse.
Money well spent that was! ;) After almost 20 years on Macs, I can tell you that investing in the extended AppleCare warranty (unfortunately) almost always pays, particularly with portables, and Click First Aid. Apple Computers Troubleshooting The Slot-loading Superdrive formats with 98% quality kept in 5 mins. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Reading Show this post rile3eThat's the next thing I'm waiting on fecking up!
The ONLY thing it seems I haven't tried is reinstalling the OS X. http://vicnot.net/macbook-pro/macbook-disk-player-not-working.html 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. 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. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Macbook Pro Cd Drive Won't Accept Cd
If your DVD discs are not supported, your dvd player app will go to a black screen and then unexpectedly quit. Permalink 1.1k 6.7k 90 schtel over 7 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for abuse. Working... his comment is here If after restarting the MacBook the optical drive still produces unusual sounds, shut down the laptop.
ENTER HERE © CBS Interactive Inc. / All Rights Reserved. Reset The Smc Macbook Pro The last time I used it was about a week ago when I watched a DVD. 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?
A desktop tower (Mac Pro, G4 say) will take significantly less time to deal with than a laptop... I used the Toast, but the problem started the next time I restarted my machine. This totally worked. Supported Disc Not Available If the drive is damaged (and not under warranty) the cost of replacement will be determined mostly by the computer model.
Buy an external dvd/cd burner or get optical drive repaired? I've tried fixing permissions. Step 2: Select the startup disk from the list of volumes. weblink Sometimes this will work. #16 Satcomer, Sep 26, 2012 alexbesht uix_expand uix_collapse Registered Joined: May 21, 2013 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 0 aeastwood said: ↑ No one asked what computer
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. New 500GB = £75. Obviously it was in a well protected laptop case. I have tried resetting the PRam (3 times in a row), using DiskUtility to fix permissions and neither has helped.
If your Mac doesn't have a built-in optical drive, you can use an external Apple USB SuperDrive with DVD Player. I have a MacbookPro that is about 2.5yrs old (no more warranty). Or you can click "DVD Path" to import DVD folder or ISO image saved on your computer. If you are one of the Mac users subjected to DVD won't play on Mac problem, here is the answer.
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? Mac OS X Version 10.4.11 What is best to do i this doesn't work? the Apple Help for Disk Utility does not suggest that you repair permissions twice, but I always do this. How do you do this?
I'm think it's just a little bit of 'dirt' in the drive. All rights reserved. You can not post a blank message. Sorry There was an error emailing this page.
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 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 You will need to hold these keys down simultaneously in step 4.3. by R.
I know the problem is not the CD or DVD, because I've tried the same discs on other machines and they work fine. For the users with Macbook Pro/Air, please follow the steps below to deal with Macbook not playing DVD: Step 1.