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Old Aug 8, 2013, 11:21 AM   #1
GG76
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Install disc troubles!!!

My 6 yr old inserted the install disc for my Mac OS X, and I can't get it to eject. I can't even get it to shutdown. Please, help!
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Old Aug 8, 2013, 03:20 PM   #2
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Try this guide, hopefully it will help:
http://guides.macrumors.com/Force_Ej...tuck_CD_or_DVD
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Old Aug 9, 2013, 09:43 AM   #3
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You can FORCE a shutdown by pressing the power-on key and keeping it pressed down. In about 4-5 seconds, the Mac should just power-down.

You can FORCE a DVD to eject by holding down the mouse button as you power-on the Mac. KEEP THE MOUSE BUTTON PRESSED DOWN -- this should force-eject the DVD.

One other thought -- when your kid inserted the DVD, was there a DVD ALREADY INSIDE the drive? It could be jammed. This would probably require taking the thing apart to get at the jammed drive, to get it going again.
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