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If the Mac is out of warranty you can try fixing it yourself provided that the problem is related to a gunked-up lens. November 24, 2010 at 9:56 AM Anonymous said... 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 The company isn’t shy about replacing these drives when they exhibit such behavior. have a peek at this web-site

What is Mac DVD Player? With DVD Player, you can watch DVD movies right on your Mac computer. If your DVD discs are not supported, your dvd player app will go to a black screen and then unexpectedly quit. Click the Repair Disk Permissions button on the First Aid tab. Anar,This is awesome as I was about to order the new one.

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All rights reserved. © 2016 | Accessibility | PrivacyApple and the Apple Logo are trademarks of Apple Inc. © 2016. Hope it helps ;) September 20, 2010 at 10:32 AM Peter T said... Holy Sh*t!± it works!!

  • Submitted by Kevin Reeves on 25 August, 2015 - 15:12 When in the finder, hit command comma to bring up the finder prefs and make sure that "CD's and DVD's" is
  • Try to reset the computer's SMC to see if your DVD player can work on Mac or not.
  • My MacBook Pro 15", late 2008 model, started to complain when writing DVDs.
  • I mean, that was the only "bug", which can be fixed without sending the laptop to warranty. :) Now, since that was the weekend and I could'n get a CD cleaner
  • I took a more minimal approach.

I will have to try this. If your DVD drive is bad or damaged, the dvd player program will not be open. If the disc appears warped or has a surface that isn't smooth and flat, this could be the cause the optical drive producing unusual sounds. Macbook Pro Won't Accept Disc October 15, 2010 at 7:03 AM Anar Manafov said...

thanks a bunch!I had the same problem but haven't thought about that.and it didn't even charge my credit card... Macbook Pro Cd Drive Won't Accept Cd work for me ,thanks....from greece :DDDDD May 14, 2011 at 7:22 PM
Do they really come with those?

The default DVD player is very sensitive to the quality of DVD disc, if your DVD is scratched or dirty, you can try a third party free DVD player like VLC Reset The Smc Macbook Pro Here's how to use DVD Player to access and play content on a DVD movie disc. Kevin Log in or register to post comments Thanks but no joy Submitted by Khafsa2015 on 25 August, 2015 - 17:03 Hi Kevin, Thanks for your reply, unfortunately had no luck. April 17, 2011 at 12:34 AM Ryan said...

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Moved the disc to another machine and worked w/o problems.Thanks again -- Have a great day! http://smallbusiness.chron.com/troubleshoot-optical-drive-macbook-46089.html Hopefully, this at least gives you a few beginning steps to try before moving on to the really geeky stuff. Apple External Cd Drive Not Working Check and see if the drive is there. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Reading September 19, 2010 at 10:30 PM Anar Manafov said... 2 GetaRedPanda,yeap I think you can also use something like an eye glasses cloth.

Mountain Lion AC3 Support: How to Get AC3 Supported on Mac OS X 10.8? Click "Open Disc" button to movies from Blu-Ray disc or click "Open File" button to load video file from hard drive. April 21, 2011 at 2:57 AM Anonymous said... I cleaned on the left side of SuperDrive, since the lens should be at the left hand side.This dirty and free trick actually worked. Imac Dvd Player Not Working

November 14, 2010 at 7:05 PM Anar Manafov said... ;) November 14, 2010 at 7:13 PM Anonymous said... Wait about three minutes after you blow out the drive for any condensation created by the canned air to dry inside the laptop. Born and raised in South Georgia, Grundy holds a Master of Science degree in mathematics from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Source How to fix?

Thanks for your blog man you saved me $$. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Grabbing Cd Select your Mac OS X startup disk. Unbelievable...

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I decided to use some simple "solution". :) I used a business card and a cleaning cloth, which comes with the mac or iPhone. During startup, the MacBook will test all integrated hardware, and if there's a problem with the optical drive connection or controller, you'll see a failure error message. Actually with a good news :) at least for me. Imac Cd Drive Not Reading Thanks Khafsa :) Forum:Hardware & Accessories User OptionsShare on TwitterShare on FacebookLog in or register to post comments Some beginning steps to try.

Bad or damaged superdrive. Posted by Anar Manafov at 12:51 PM Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterest Labels: MacBook Pro, read DVD, SuperDrive problem 181 comments: Enrique said... Incredible. You will need to repair the DVD drive or purchase a new one in order to watch DVD movies on Mac.

Now why in the world could Apple not post this information on their support site? November 24, 2010 at 8:06 AM Anar Manafov said... ;) Thanks for the comment! More likely, the drive’s lens is dirty or the drive is simply broken (or nearly so). If your Mac doesn't have a built-in optical drive, you can use an external Apple USB SuperDrive with DVD Player.

you probably just saved me a small fortune, thank you so much :o) December 29, 2010 at 4:57 PM Anar Manafov said... Step 3: Play Blu-Ray movies When movie is loaded, you can play Blu-Ray movies with outstanding and perfect video quality. LOL December 11, 2010 at 6:47 PM Holly said... This isn’t an entirely unusual problem—Apple’s discussion forums have several threads devoted to the topic.

How to Rip CD to FLAC on Mac/macos Sierra/El Capitan/Yosemite etc.? It remembers where you stopped viewing a DVD and gives you the option to resume play at that point. just tried your solution and everything works fine now... April 25, 2011 at 2:38 PM Anonymous said...

You have made my day.