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Old Jul 9, 2005, 11:53 AM   #1
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strange sound when my powerbook boots up

when i turn on my powerbook g4 the cd drive makes a strange sound, kind of a spining sound but it sounds like it is grinding almost? anyone else have this prob???
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Old Jul 9, 2005, 12:19 PM   #2
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Totally normal. This is my second AlBook (17" and 15") and they both make that sound.
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Old Jul 9, 2005, 12:30 PM   #3
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No need to worry, I get it too. It sounds like the optical drive doing something, but I have no idea what. Does anyone know what that sound actually is?

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Same here with my iBook. I don't know what it is, but it's normal.
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Old Jul 11, 2005, 01:17 AM   #5
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Mine does that when I tilt it (without a cd) or sometimes, when I rest my hand on the right side (above the drive).

I will be paying Apple a visit and having this baby replaced. If yours does like mine? I suggest the same.

However, booting up is normal. Yay for you, boo for me.
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