Thread: Manual eject?
02-19-2006, 12:54 PM #1wquinn1717GuestManual eject?
One more question.... Is there any way to get a disk out of an ibook G4(2004) when the computer wont turn on? I am driving myself nuts here. Thanks for your help.
02-19-2006, 12:59 PM #2
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Right after you press the power button, hold down the mouse button till the CD Ejects....Dennis
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02-19-2006, 01:02 PM #3wquinn1717Guest
Thanks for the response, but it isnt working. I read that it would work, I am not sure what the problem is. Thanks for your help. Any other suggestions?
02-19-2006, 01:22 PM #4
Restart the computer while holding down Command (Apple) + Alt + O + F. A command prompt type thing will come up, type eject cd. The cd will pop out, then type mac-boot and the computer will boot up.
02-19-2006, 01:28 PM #5wquinn1717GuestThanks, but....
That didnt work either. The problem is that when I turn the computer on, it shows signs of life for about 30 seconds, and then nothing happens. I am hoping that if I can get this DVD out and load my install disk, i will be able to boot. Is the any truely manual way to get the disk out?
02-19-2006, 04:01 PM #6wquinn1717GuestAnyone else????
Does anyone else have any ideas of how to get the disk out?
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