New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus • Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts • Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

iBook - CD-Drive Issue


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
povsicf

 
Member Since: Oct 29, 2007
Location: Hackettstownt, NJ
Posts: 3
povsicf is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: IBOOK G3

povsicf is offline
For some reason the CD drive does not open when I press the F-12 key the logo shows up on the screen but it doesn't pop open. I need to know if there is some other troubleshooting that I can do to get it to work properly and not have to stick a tooth pick in the CD-Drive hole every time I have to get it open.
QUOTE Thanks
iMacKid500

 
iMacKid500's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 22, 2007
Location: Colorado
Posts: 65
iMacKid500 is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: iBook 300MHz 288mb RAM Mac OS X (Panther), iMac G3 500MHz (Panther), iMac G3 350MHz (Tiger), iPod

iMacKid500 is offline
Welcome to the Forums!!!

If You have a iBook G3 (white) or iBook G3 (clamshell):
If you can’t eject a CD or DVD or open the
optical drive tray:
Make sure the disc is not in use.
Quit all applications that are using files on the disc.
Then press the Media Eject ( ) key at the top-right corner of
the keyboard.
If that doesn’t work, hold down the function (fn) key and press
the Media Eject key.
If that doesn’t work, drag the disc’s icon to the Trash.
If that doesn’t work, restart the computer, then hold down the mouse
button. To restart, choose Restart from the Apple (K) menu.
If the disc still won’t eject, eject it manually:
Carefully insert the end of a straightened paper clip into the
emergency eject hole on the drive tray.
__________________
I already posted about this here: G3 ibook wont eject

:SMIRK: Good Luck!
iMacKid500

iBook/iMacKid500
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Sleep Mode/Shut Down | Right ram »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Replacing Hard Drive on Macbook experience alucard Apple Notebooks 24 10-14-2007 04:21 PM
Considering upgrading your hard drive? kaidomac Apple Notebooks 6 07-19-2006 12:41 PM
G3 - Hard drive spins up repeatedly, strange Juker Apple Notebooks 2 06-05-2006 03:46 PM
New Here,Really Need Help With Imac G3 CD-RW/DVD-ROM Drive DeSelby Apple Desktops 0 06-29-2005 01:02 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:40 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?