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    Dec 21, 2012
    Superdrive Problems
    Had no problems from new, but iMac now loads DVD's ok but will not mount a CD

    Don't understand it - Disk Utility shows Superdrive but it is greyed out and the CD icon does not mount.

    Also, iTunes normally opens up automatically but now not doing so.

    Any ideas please ?

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    You can try cleaning the optical drive in your iMac. Sometimes it works, but most times it does not and the drive has to be replaced. Buy a can of compressed air at Wal-Mart or any place that sells them and blow a couple of short blasts into the drive opening. Optical drives on Macs are highly susceptible to failure since they are slot loaders.

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