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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Mar 30, 2008
    iBook G4 Stuck CD...need help ASAP
    I ask this on behalf of my uncle, who needs this drive fixed by the evening...

    He's got a CD-ROM stuck in his slot-loading CD drive (without a paper clip eject button). The drive clicks and the computer literally shakes around when he holds down eject.

    I've had luck in the past with a business card on top of the disc but it's not working for him.

    He can't take this to a technician because he's leaving on assignment tomorrow and needs the laptop. I can't help him in person either because I live 800 miles away (and probably can't get a cheap flight within the next six hours).

    Any ideas would be greatly appreciated...please try to get these to me by 3PM.

  2. #2

    Member Since
    Aug 31, 2008
    United Kingdom, Cheshire
    Macbook. 2GHZ, 2 GIG RAM, 80HDD, Airport, Bluetooh.
    your going to have to disassemble the whole thing to get this out.
    I like Mac's and Windows!

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Sep 07, 2006
    try thin tweezers?

  4. #4

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    Member Since
    Sep 08, 2007
    15" Macbook Pro 2.0Ghz i7 8GB AMD 6490M 256OCZ Vertex 4 SSD | iPhone 5S 16GB
    Turn on the computer while holding down the click button, that normally works for me.

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    Mar 09, 2004
    Aluminium Macbook 2.4 Ghz 4GB RAM, SSD 24" Samsung Display, iPhone 4, iPad 2
    Thin piece of plastic with double sided tape usually works a charm.

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