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Skeptical when I first read this, and thought - "thats a good way to destroy my drive" - but blow me down - I wrapped a lens cleaning cloth around a It takes the disc in, spins and tries to read it for about 3 times and spits it out. Thank you so much! God. http://tubemuse.com/macbook-pro/dvd-for-macbook-not-working.html

Now, why was your post buried in the search results???? What is the difference between DVD-R and DVD+R? Simply blowing into mine worked. Verbose Mode There's a whole lot going on when your Mac boots, but Apple, always concerned about design and user experience, hides the details behind the familiar light gray boot screen.

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August 30, 2015 at 4:13 PM Unknown said... If cleaning doesn't work, try the procedure outlined at http://www.macos.utah.edu/documentation/hardware/pm_g5_superdrive_fix.html. Wrong way on a bike lane?

Excellent! 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 But after watching those vids and following it through step by step I conclude it's very easy. Apple Computers Troubleshooting The Slot-loading Superdrive Hopefully, it will also solve the recent problem of recorded disks not passing verification in Toast.

It worked beautifully for me. Macbook Pro Won't Read Dvd In fact the terminal is just asking you your password. What I will say is that the DVD drive is not protected very well at all.

Show this post I've had my battery replaced, free of charge.

pls explain? Macbook Pro Dvd Player Not Working Any ideas on what tests I can do, or re-install drivers etc? Exit disk utility when finished and proceed to install the OS on the newly formated drive. Same issue as everyone else.

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  • As you have a second Mac, a final step you could try before taking the iMac to a service center is to try to access the iMac's drive via your MacBook
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  • I always thought it strange that DVD's burned fine for 2 years with this laptop then stopped working.
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Macbook Pro Won't Read Dvd

We have selected English as your language preference. https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/185511/Post-Mavericks+upgrade.+Will+my+cd-dvdr+super+drive+work+again However, I'll prefer using third party utilities that strinkingly increases and boost your Mac OS X speed to the highest level. Mac Says Dvd Is Blank I just used a tissue wrapped around some cardboard bookmark + a few drops of isopropyl alcohol. Macbook Supported Disc Not Available Thank you!!

Nice information you have provided, thanks for providing this type of information. this contact form It was very easy, a 30min job. Seems they're not as superior as they make themselves oot to be! :O Permalink 1.5k 2.7k 227 simfonik over 7 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for Anybody know? Macbook Pro Dvd R

I didn't expect much but amazingly the DV recorder now works perfectly and all the discs I thought didn't work in it, now do. Startup Manager Most Mac users will probably only ever use the single drive that came with their system. My CD now works! :) You saved me the trouble of having to go back to the Apple Store, thank you very much! :) July 30, 2012 at 7:35 PM Anonymous http://tubemuse.com/macbook-pro/dvd-rom-not-working-macbook-pro.html Thanks!

I wrapped the cloth around the business card and while holding the ends of the the cloth I very gently dived it for a couple of centimeters in the optical drive, Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Accepting Cds loukashI don't think it pays for me trying to fix things myself. Thank you so much for this post.

CDs will read but make a horrible grinding noise on spin-up and spin-down.

This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. If the iMac's drive is still working, you should see it mount on your MacBook Pro, much in the same way as connecting an external hard drive to your MacBook Pro. Thanks for the great tip! My Mac Won't Play Dvds Anymore If you're averse to doing that, an external optical drive would be the cheapest way to go, but not very practical, hauling a laptop AND a drive around.

It is NOT a hardware issue! I found new information here… Thanks for posting. In most cases, your DVD won't play on Mac just because the DVD you are playing is encrypted. Check This Out That was a kind of disturbing...

my problem is half cd goes i and then it comes out... I've decided also to replace my 120GB HD with a new 500GB HD and increase my 2 GB RAM upto max 3 GB. Magnetic power connector keeps falling off. just tried your solution and everything works fine now...

We were about to replace it too, but the magic disc fixed hers as well. December 27, 2011 at 7:05 AM Anonymous said... On running the test all appears fine/no errors, then restart, Apple Hardware Test appears again… Should I re-install the OS in recovery mode? Help!

I want a quicker solution *beats fists on table*! by cindyg909 / February 14, 2009 5:04 AM PST First, my MacBook is a little more than a year old and is no longer covered under warranty, so I would like If you can get this far, I'd recommend copying all of your important data off the iMac's drive to be safe before taking it for service or attempting to reinstall OS Or you can click "DVD Path" to import DVD folder or ISO image saved on your computer.

Had some canned air/keyboard cleaner sitting around.