Thread: Please help (Stuck DVD issue)
07-20-2008, 02:52 AM #1
Please help (Stuck DVD issue)
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- Jul 20, 2008
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?
07-20-2008, 04:46 PM #2
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- May 18, 2008
- Banks Peninsula, Canterbury, New Zealand
- MacMini 4.1, OS 10.12 and 10.6; Macbook Pro 8.2, OS 10.12, MacBook 4.1, 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: http://www.applefritter.com/Mac_Mini_Take_Apart_Guide
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.
07-20-2008, 04:49 PM #3
Isn't there a right click "Force Eject" option?
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