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  1. #1

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    Apr 05, 2013
    MPB DVD player stuck
    For the second time a disc cannot be ejected from my DVD player. What are the steps to take to remedy this problem?

    Thanks for the directions.


  2. #2

    bobtomay's Avatar
    Member Since
    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
    Have you tried:

    dragging the icon for the disc on the desktop to the trash bin
    Open Finder and click the eject button next to the disc in the sidebar
    Press Command and E
    Reboot - after you hear the chime, hold down the left mouse button
    I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
    In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.

  3. #3
    (supplementing the above)

    When Tom says "hold down the left mouse button" he means "... and keep holding it until you hear the optical drive attempting to eject."

  4. #4

    Member Since
    Apr 05, 2013
    Thanks, Chas. I am now resigned to having the media player replaced. It is so sensitive it "skip(s) over the damaged area" so frequently. Is that likely to be an expensive repair? The MBP is out of warranty.

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    Jan 19, 2008
    houston texas
    I will say that I have fixed mine with a can of air once and this last time a lens cleaner but use caution and try at your own risk but it did the trick for me since nothing was working on mine now everything works.

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