Permalink 1.1k 6.7k 90 schtel over 7 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for abuse. Buy an external dvd/cd burner or get optical drive repaired? The drive has been of course replaced by my Apple dealer then, but the replacement drive is currently beginning to fail again. I put it in my Mac and the DVD player pops up. Source
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). How to Fix 'Mac Won't Play DVD' Problem To fix the issue, we should get the reason why DVD won't play on Mac and then find the most appropriate solution. You can also connect the SuperDrive to the USB ports on the back of the Apple LED Cinema Display (24-inch, Late 2008), Apple LED Cinema Display (27-inch), or Apple Thunderbolt Display. Pulling and replacing those parts as I find them.
I had to have a drive replaced on a two year old imac before, belt on the drive went I think, Apple did it under the extended warranty but I'm guessing Show this post - what macbook pro is it? - did you "travel" with a cd/dvd in the drive? This best Mac DVD player is a 100% clean and safe program bundled no adware, malware or virus so that you don't need to worry about security problem at all. >> I used the same method with several baby wipes and guess what...It worked!!!I can now play all my DVD's and CD'sWish I'd just done this in the first place.Matt Jan 23,
I gave the whole unit a good spraying with the compressed air, and inside the DVD/CD drive. then in it select "Disk Burning" to see if the Mac still sees the drive. #5 Satcomer, May 29, 2008 electroboy uix_expand uix_collapse Registered Joined: May 28, 2008 Messages: 5 Click "Open Disc" button to movies from Blu-Ray disc or click "Open File" button to load video file from hard drive. Imac Dvd Player Not Working You need to insert discs nearly all the way before the drive will activate and pull them in.
It worked. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Won't Accept Cd Submit Cancel One Moment Please Thanks for your feedback. 18% of people found this helpful. We have other arrangements with Blue Raven that don't involve Apple, and let's just say that they are not exactly what you'd call a well run company.
loukashI don't think it pays for me trying to fix things myself.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Grabbing Cd And if all is reported as being well and the optical drive is recognised as being there, then it may be that it needs to be replaced. I tried every single one.You contacted Apple Support or your local AASP and made a service appointment....? So did mine, out of the box last October (one of the last "old" MBPs with matte display… :).
A PMU reset is not the same on every computer so we will need to know what Mac model is in use. Does Perian support AC3 on Mountain Lion 10.8? Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Working Medioimages/Photodisc/Photodisc/Getty Images Related Articles [Trackpad] | How to Troubleshoot the Trackpad on a MacBook [Force Eject] | How to Force Eject on a Mac Terminal [MacBook Pro] | Why Is My Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Reading in case it's a software based error.
It gets even better, in that a lot of times a particular part has to be sent back DOA multiple times before these companies "retire" it. this contact form It would be cheaper but not as portable.P Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Same problem here by Serpico1011 / September 28, 2010 6:45 PM PDT In reply to: Box 4260 Houston, Texas 77210–4260 © Copyright 2016 Hearst Newspapers, LLC Subscribe ▲ Learn more about Macworld's Digital Edition 🔎 Home News Reviews How-To Video Macs iPhone/iPad OS So, then i reverted to the first requirement to rectify my DVD drive: i.e. Macbook Pro Won't Accept Disc
I also fitted a new drive into my friend's MacBook, which took a lot longer and was a little more precarious, but job's done nonetheless. 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? My DVD/CD drive didn't work out of the box on the late June model 15" unibody macbook pro I bought, just shows, can't rely on nothing nowadays. have a peek here Yükleniyor...
Be aware that the drive should only operate horizontally, and noise may increase if you try to use it at an angle. Reset The Smc Macbook Pro Older models of the MacBook, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, and Mac minicomputers have a built-in SuperDrive. If resetting the computer's SMC, repairing disc permission cannot solve "DVD Player Not Working on Mac" issue, and VLC cannot play your damaged or dirty DVDs, you can also download the
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. I realized also that pressure came from moving the unit from one room to another whilst the laptop is still on and open. If the disc will not eject, try dragging the disc icon to the trash. Imac Cd Drive Not Reading Standard 120 mm round disc: Example nonstandard sized or shaped discs that are not supported: Specific troubleshootingBelow are several possible symptoms you may see.
If after reviewing the article in step 1, the drive appears to be noisy beyond the samples provided when you insert or eject discs, try inserting and ejecting a disc several I have the exact same problem. Thanks ElectroboyClick to expand... Check This Out What is Mac DVD Player? With DVD Player, you can watch DVD movies right on your Mac computer.
Should i do a PMU/SMU/SMC reset on it? Does it cost a lot of money to repair? 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 I don't see the point of checking something that almost always has something to fix.
It started after I installed Toast 7.0. Permalink 1.1k 6.7k 90 schtel over 6 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for abuse. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 8, 2011 1:38 AM PDT In reply to: Weird fix, but I just got mine working! I don't see the point of checking something that almost always has something to fix.
I am on an Mac Pro using 10.6.4. Aye... Permalink 8.9k 639 rile3e over 7 years ago This post is hidden because you reported it for abuse. Related: Optical drives Hardware Christopher Breen Senior Editor Chris has covered technology and media since the latter days of the Reagan Administration.