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    May 20, 2008
    force eject disc?
    is there a way to eject the disc on the mini mac, besides using the os?

    I mean what if the OS crashes, and I have a disc in the would I get it out?


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    cwa107's Avatar
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    Dec 20, 2006
    Lake Mary, Florida
    15" MBP, Core i7/2GHz, 8GB RAM, 480GB Crucial M500 SSD
    Turn the machine on, press and hold the left mouse button. That should force an eject during EFI initialization without the OS.
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    on a standard key board use f12 key. There is also an eject icon in a file on your mac that you can add to the top of your desktop. I can't recall the file it is in but you can type EJECT ICON into the search here and you should find it.
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    MacGenius24's Avatar
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    Feb 15, 2008
    PowerBook G4 ,1.67 GHz,120 GB hard disk; Slot-Load SuperDrive DVD±RW/CD-RW
    You should be able to stick a pin into the side of the slot-loader, and eject the disc, or go into Open Firmware

    Boot Up Your Mac
    Hold Down Alt, Command , O, F
    When ready type " eject cd "
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