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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Feb 22, 2011
    Unhappy Disc drive not working!

    Just wondering if anyone can help me?

    I've had my MacBook pro since Jan 2009 and I have recently reset it back to the factory settings. Although I've had some trouble with the disc drive in the past, I installed the OS again through the disc drive which worked fine.

    Now I want to install snow leopard and the drive wont mount the disc. It just spits it out after a few seconds.

    Is there anything I can do to fix it?


    Macbook Pro
    Version 10.5.8
    2.4 GHz Interl Core 2 Duo

    Disc Drive: MAT****A DVD-R UJ-868

  2. #2

    Member Since
    Sep 09, 2009
    Down Under :D
    Back to my old 2.2GHz C2D MB after selling my MBP and wondering what my next Mac will be :)
    Is the disc dirty or scratched?

    Since you mentioned that this has happened in the past, I would try using a lens cleaner, or just a can of compressed air and a quick blast into the superdrive.

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Feb 22, 2011
    I've tried a few discs an none of them work.

    I'll give the cleaning a try - Thanks

  4. #4

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    Member Since
    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac i5 2.7GHz, 16GB memory, OS 10.11.1.
    Another failed Mat****a in a MacBook by the sound of thing alas.
    Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!

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