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Old Apr 7, 2009, 07:52 PM   #1
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Powerbook G4: Can't eject disc

I loaded a CD-Rom with some pictures from our kids photo session and it never showed up on the desktop. Now I try to use the eject button and nothing happens. Is there a way to "Force eject" or some equivalent? Odd thing is that when I open iDVD it says that my computer is not equipped with a superdrive. So it sounds as though my drive is not working.

I thought I would come here before going to the Genius Bar. Any thoughts?
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You can eject a disc from the drive by restarting the computer and holding down the trackpad button while the computer starts up. Press the trackpad button until the drive ejects the disc.
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Does the computer see the drive in Apple System Profiler? If not, then it could be the drive has bitten the dust.
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Old Apr 8, 2009, 02:52 PM   #4
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Does the computer see the drive in Apple System Profiler? If not, then it could be the drive has bitten the dust.
How do I check?
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