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Forum: Apple Desktops 01-18-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,225
Posted By David_G
Fantastic - thanks for the link.

Fantastic - thanks for the link.
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-18-2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,225
Posted By David_G
Okay guys... I spent a few hours late last...

Okay guys...

I spent a few hours late last night and managed to crack my Mac, take out the drive - I then cracked the drive to remove the DVD.

I rebuilt the drive and reinstalled and the same...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-17-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,225
Posted By David_G
Well I've booked the machine with a tech later...

Well I've booked the machine with a tech later this week - we will see if the drive is gone.
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-17-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,225
Posted By David_G
Okay - we are almost there! Machine off...

Okay - we are almost there!

Machine off overnight and rebooted. I now have the disc icon and the drive is trying to eject - I now get the spin and click as though the disk is going to pop out. ...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-17-2011, 02:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,225
Posted By David_G
Thanks for the YouTube link - unfortunately the...

Thanks for the YouTube link - unfortunately the disk spins but is nowhere near trying to eject.


I'll have a search for a repair manual... although I'm not too confident in pulling my Mac to...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-16-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,225
Posted By David_G
Darn tried this too and no luck. I'll get the...

Darn tried this too and no luck. I'll get the iMac booked in over the next few days with a local Mac guy - hopefully won't break the bank!
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-16-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,225
Posted By David_G
It looks like this really has got me beat - one...

It looks like this really has got me beat - one minute the dvd/cd icon is there the next its not - all very weird lol.
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-16-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,225
Posted By David_G
I think this baby has got me beat. I ran...

I think this baby has got me beat.

I ran repair permissions and rebooted. The CD/DVD icon appeared on my desk top went in to look at it and there are files on the DVD - tried to eject it and...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-16-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,225
Posted By David_G
I'm running permissions repair as we speak. ...

I'm running permissions repair as we speak.

The DVD is blank as I was going to burn some files to it.

VLC says there is no DVD.
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-16-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,225
Posted By David_G
I've just tired this: ...

I've just tired this:

System/Library/CoreServices/Menu Extras and double-clicking the file "Eject.menu". An eject icon will appear in the menubar that can be used to close and open selected...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-16-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,225
Posted By David_G
Not having luck with the locating the disk and...

Not having luck with the locating the disk and trying to grab it physically.

The DVD spins like crazy when doing a cold reboot, but just wont spit the darn thing out.
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-16-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,225
Posted By David_G
I'll give it a go later today and let you know...

I'll give it a go later today and let you know how I get on with this one - thanks.

Silly question - I forgot to ask where in relation to the slot is the top of the disk - is it at the top?
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-16-2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,225
Posted By David_G
Okay I've tried the cold reboot and I get the...

Okay I've tried the cold reboot and I get the same spinning disk until system is fully loaded and then every second or two disk spin and no eject.

tried /usr/bin/drutil eject and nothing happened...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-16-2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,225
Posted By David_G
I've just tried this a few times and as the white...

I've just tried this a few times and as the white screen comes up the disk spins but does not eject or even make the sound as if its trying to eject.

When the Mac is fully booted I still get the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-16-2011, 03:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,225
Posted By David_G
iMac DVD stuck - desperate help needed!

Hi,

I've searched on here for a solution, but don't seem to be able to find one. I have an Intel Core Duo aluminum Mac and I have a DVD stuck in the drive. The problem is, the DVD is not showing...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-17-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By David_G
This has sorted it: ...

This has sorted it:

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=300530

So simple when you :-)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-15-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By David_G
Hi, I have narrowed the problem down... I...

Hi,

I have narrowed the problem down... I have my iMac within inches of my wireless router and I have full AirPort signal strength on my Mac and this is confirmed by iStumbler rating the signal at...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-15-2008, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By David_G
Hi, I have tried unplugging my router, but a...

Hi,

I have tried unplugging my router, but a reboot did not solve the problem. I ran a cable to the router and all appears to be working fine - so I guess this means it is a software problem?
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-14-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By David_G
Slow Safari & Dropped AirPORT

Hi,

Something really strange is going on with my iMac... until yesterday I had faultless internet connection via the built in AirPort to a wireless router.

However, today I have the slow blue...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-22-2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 911
Posted By David_G
Benchmark DAC1

Hi,

Not sure if this question sits here?

I currently have a Benchmark DAC1 (USB) hooked up to my Mac Mini via the 3.5mm digital socket using a Chord optical 3.5 - tosling cable.

I am...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-13-2006, 04:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,487
Posted By David_G
Home CCTV

Hi,

Can anyone advise me on how I can set up a home CCTV system using my Mac Mini? I need 6 - 6 cameras out side my house that will detect motion an be able to caputure images at night. Can I go...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 08-02-2006, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By David_G
Yes, I understand there is software that is able...

Yes, I understand there is software that is able to take out 'noise' - so perhaps not that far away in future.

I currently use some software that slows music down, yet maintains the same pitch -...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 08-02-2006, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By David_G
Thanks to both of you who replied - ah well it...

Thanks to both of you who replied - ah well it was just a thought - may be one day technology will be able to this?

Cheers,

Dave
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 08-02-2006, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By David_G
Music editing

Hi here goes...

Is there any software that can be used to extract or isolate individual instruments when playing a audio CD? For example; if I was playing a CD and I wanted to extract the guitar...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-16-2005, 03:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 794
Posted By David_G
PDA - Outlook - Active Synce

Okay, on the verge of switching to Mac, but I am uncertain how I will maintain certain elements of my current set-up that I rely on heavily. First, is that I use MS Outlook 2003 as mail email and...
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