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  1. #1

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    May 03, 2010
    Angry Stuck DVD - again

    I'm likely to take my computer to the apple store tomorrow, but for the second time in ~3 months, my macbook pro 13" (~1.25 yrs old) has a cd stuck in its drive. I've googled and tried the typical remedies, and I just want to ask: is this normal? It's frustrating to have to drag it to the faraway apple store again. Not sure if there is an issue with this particular computer -- have to say, never had any issues with my pc.....

  2. #2

    Member Since
    Jul 16, 2011
    Auckland, NZ

    Launch the Terminal and type the following at the command line:
    drutil eject

  3. #3

    Member Since
    May 03, 2010
    Just tried, didn't work

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  5. #5

    Member Since
    May 03, 2010
    The apple service centre took out my DVD. I asked how to prevent it in the future and the guy was like *shrug
    Haha, hopefully won't happen again..

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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
    15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
    And how did he take it out?
    I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
    In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.

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    May 19, 2009
    Waiting for a mate . . .
    21" iMac 2.9Ghz 16GB RAM - 10.11.3, iPhone6s & iPad Air 2 - iOS 9.2.1, ATV 4Th Gen tvOS, ATV3
    Easiest way i find to eject a stuck DVD is restart holding down the mouse button until CD/DVD ejects

    HTH for you in the future

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