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Old Nov 19, 2006, 03:47 PM   #1
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iMac G5 CD stuck - what could cause it?

Hi- Thanks to this forum I found a way to get a stuck CD out by getting in to the Firmware.

What worries me, is why it did it in the first place and that it could be a precursor to a mechanical problem withe the drive.

It was a music CD with a 'click here for OSX' for a an extra video that did it.

Could it just be a dodgy CD, or could it be the the drive on the way out?
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Things don't work right sometimes, so things get stuck. It happens. You can't expect everything to work perfect every time.
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You could restart with the mouse button held down.

Maybe the click for Mac OS X software is crap and hangs in the system in a kind of limbo knowing it needs the CD but not being able to report why.
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