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    iBook cd rw not working
    I have 2 ibooks that the cd rw does not work. How do i get help?

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    Moved here to proper forum and Subject line edited for clarity.

    If the optical drives on the two iBook machines are not working, you can try cleaning them with a can of compressed air. Blow a couple of blasts into the drives. If that doesn't help, you probably need to replace the drives or buy an external drive. (Needs to be firewire as you can not boot the iBook from a USB optical drive.)

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    Jan 04, 2005
    Modesto, Ca.
    iMac 2010 27" QuadI7 OS10.13 iMac 2008 OSX10.11, MBP Late2011OS10.13 , iPad Pro 10.5", iPhone 5s,
    OWC sells drives for most iBooks but they are not cheap. What model and specs are your iBooks?

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