Holy Sh*t!± it works!! That worked to me as well, thanks a thousand. Hi Enrique,last week I had to repeat this procedure as my drive refused to burn a DVD-DL disk. Wait about three minutes after you blow out the drive for any condensation created by the canned air to dry inside the laptop. http://intrascol.org/cd-drive/dvd-cd-drive-not-working-macbook.html
I could't believe that SuperDrive just got broken. Insert another disc into the drive to determine if a faulty disc is the cause of the strange noises. Some months later, my laptop started to refuse to read some DVD. Mountain Lion AC3 Support: How to Get AC3 Supported on Mac OS X 10.8? More about the author
I'll have to go get a cleaning cloth from a pharmacy though... Insert another disc in the optical drive. So far everything seems to be great.
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. April 2, 2011 at 1:08 AM Anonymous said... DVD is scratched or dirty. Macbook Pro Won't Accept Disc Aiseesoft Blu-Ray Player for Mac is fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.4(Tiger), 10.5(Leopard), 10.6(Snow Leopard), 10.7(OS X Lion), 10.8(OS X Mountain Lion), 10.9(OS X Mavericks), 10.10(OS X Yosemite), 10.11 EL
Bad or damaged superdrive. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Won't Accept Cd Thanks all the same though. April 21, 2011 at 2:57 AM Anonymous said...
This article introduces a best DVD/Blu-Ray player for Mac OS X and guides you on how to play Blu-Ray/DVDs on your Mac.
Problem persisted.Well, since I didn't have time (a lot of work) to send my laptop to Apple store to fixe the issue, I decided to give up and just ignore it. Reset The Smc Macbook Pro November 24, 2010 at 8:06 AM Anar Manafov said... ;) Thanks for the comment! If your DVD drive is bad or damaged, the dvd player program will not be open. November 24, 2010 at 9:56 AM Anonymous said...
October 30, 2010 at 4:44 AM Casasdeluz said... http://smallbusiness.chron.com/troubleshoot-optical-drive-macbook-46089.html How to Play DVD disc, VOB files on Galaxy S7? Apple External Cd Drive Not Working Press the eject button on the side of the MacBook to eject the disc manually. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Reading Here is where you'll see any drives that are connected and accessible.
Reinsert the disc into the slot and wait for the MacBook to attempt to read the disc again. Unsupported DVDs such as Blu-Ray discs, some commercial DVDs. How to fix? With a disk inserted, hit command, shift, C to go to the root of the computer. Imac Dvd Player Not Working
How to play Blu-Ray disc on Mac? Finally, ensure that the disc you're trying to use is compatible with the Mac operating system. So, he refused some of medias :( I didn't actually pay any attention to it, since I am not burning much. Source Determine if Repair Disk Permissions completed successfully.
If you don’t require the convenience of an internal drive, you can purchase a compatible external USB drive for around 30 bucks. Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Grabbing Cd Thanks, it's also worked for me!!! December 11, 2010 at 1:05 AM Anonymous said...
Step 3: Play Blu-Ray movies When movie is loaded, you can play Blu-Ray movies with outstanding and perfect video quality. The drive does recognise the laptop as it powers up and am able to insert and remove CDs etc, but my Mac is not registering it. January 10, 2011 at 5:14 AM Anonymous said... Imac Cd Drive Not Reading The company isn’t shy about replacing these drives when they exhibit such behavior.
April 25, 2011 at 2:38 PM Anonymous said... If this doesn't work, any diagnostics from here on out is far above my head. If your MacBook is still under warranty or you have AppleCare for it, put it in Apple’s hands. He writes: My MacBook’s internal CD/DVD drive reads DVDs just fine.
January 9, 2011 at 2:36 PM Anonymous said... I hope Apple will find a way at least to reduce the dustiness in the DVD-drive.I have a two years old MacBook Pro, but my fried has a new one and Here's how to use DVD Player to access and play content on a DVD movie disc. DVD Player lets you control your viewing experience just as if you were using a full-featured remote control with a standalone DVD player.
Select your Mac OS X startup disk. Subscribe ▲ Learn more about Macworld's Digital Edition 🔎 Home News Reviews How-To Video Macs iPhone/iPad OS X iOS Apps Accessories Business Entertainment Subscribe Resources This tip fixed it in 30 seconds. my mac just refused to read any of the disks!So, I tried to check some of other DVDs...
This is why I was very careful, when reading the thread...Anyway I tried couple of solutions from that thread - none worked for me. The famous tech support mantras prevail again, "Have you tried turning it on and off again?" ... "Are you sure everything is plugged in?".. Actually with a good news :) at least for me. 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
If the drive still produces strange sounds, take the MacBook to an authorized repair center or computer shop. Another thing to check is to see if it's even showing up in the "Computer" folder of the finder. It worked like a champ. 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
d'oh! Step 2: Open Blu-Ray disc There are two buttons on the interface of the player. If you're ever in Fort Lauderdale, I'd like to buy you a beer. you probably just saved me a small fortune, thank you so much :o) December 29, 2010 at 4:57 PM Anar Manafov said...