Disc Drive Not Playin DVD

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by Espnetboy3, Nov 29, 2004.

  1. Espnetboy3 macrumors 6502

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    Sometimes i put a dvd in my powermac quicksilver g4 733mhz 640 ram and certain dvds just wont work . After i put them in for instance Bad Santa right now it takes about 10 seconds then no disc icon appears and the drive just opens up again. Its like it wont aceppt the dvd. I just put it in my mothers new ibook 1.33ghz i believe and it works fine and reads and plays the disc. Any thoughts this has happened to me with certain dvds , although it is rare. Thanks
     
  2. Fukui macrumors 68000

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    Do you have any other users logged in at the same time? Check them if you do, the DVD may have opened in the other users space...
     
  3. Espnetboy3 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    im the only user on my mac really , and its a brand new dvd i just bought, its very weird
     
  4. diamond geezer macrumors regular

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    Sounds like your DVD drive is dying. Try using a CD-DVD drive cleaning CD otherwise, buy a replacement.

    If you're using OS X I'd suggest a Pioneer 107D "SuperDrive"
     

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