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DVD burning is loud


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just started burnin a DVD and this is loud


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Dec 2006
24" iMac
2.16ghz
2gb ram
superdrive

Is this normal?? i mean this thing is working (i think) but it's obnoxiously loud. pretty sure i burned CDs on here in the past (been a long time) and it didnt sound nearly this bad.

can it be fixed? is it normal?
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The drive may be getting ready to die. But for now as long as it's working, leave it alone. Swapping out a SuperDrive in an iMac is no fun.

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The drive may be getting ready to die. But for now as long as it's working, leave it alone. Swapping out a SuperDrive in an iMac is no fun.

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aw mang, thats not a good sign.

i can barely handle figuring out how to burn convert and burn these feckin files, let alone rip this thing apart and replace a drive.


fingers crossed.
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