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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Jul 20, 2008
    Please help (Stuck DVD issue)

    So I came here first when I had issues w/ my mini. And i tried the previously effective 'hold option w/ restart, the eject on keyboard', but no dice.
    Then tried the 'drutil' command. Still, never worked for me.
    Tried restarting (both 'hard' and not) and hitting Eject alot. Nothing.

    So, i even tried 'fishing' with a piece of cardboard from the **** DVD case. Nothing.

    So, what can I do to get this ******* out?

  2. #2

    hughvane's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 18, 2008
    Banks Peninsula, Canterbury
    MacMini 2.4, 8 Gb, OS 10.11 and 10.6; MacBook 2.4, 4 Gb, OS 10.6.8
    Have you tried the 'hold down left mouse button on restart'?

    If your Mini is out of warranty, you could follow the steps and photos in this Take Apart website:

    Once you've got the upper housing off, the optical drive is right there, and you can try the old standby of poking a straightened paper clip into the eject pinhole at the front of and just beneath or beside the optical drive slot.

  3. #3

    Noels's Avatar
    Member Since
    Mar 03, 2008
    Annapolis, MD
    Macbook, 2.2 GHz, 4GB RAM
    Isn't there a right click "Force Eject" option?

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