Erm, how do I open the CD/DVD drive?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Smileyguy, Jul 13, 2007.

  1. Smileyguy
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    Am getting my 1.8Ghz g5 ready for sale. My apple keyboard is bust, so I've just attached a PC one I have handy. The only problem is, without the eject button on the keyboard, how do I get the disc drive open? There's no disc in it that I can eject by dragging to the trash.

    Surely there is a simple way? :rolleyes:
     
  2. Osarkon
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    I'm sure I remember reading that it was F12? Give that a shot. :)
     
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  4. Smileyguy
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    f12 not working. Any way I can assign functions to the f keys?

    This is rather hilarious. :confused:
     
  5. mperkins37
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    Have Toast?

    If you have Toast, you can use it to open drive bays by hitting the eject icon in the lower right hand . Hope it works. (Edit) I just checked it to make sure & it worked. (Edit) I just checked this method & it works.
     
  6. Osarkon
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    Is there not some pin hole you can put a paperclip in to manually open the CD drive?

    EDIT: Actually if you were to use the Toast idea posted above, Burn might give the same option if you haven't got Toast seeing as Burn is free.
     
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    Itunes Has eject button also

    As I suspected, ITunes has an eject button in the lower right also, just hit it and you are good to go..
     
  9. trainguy77
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    You can also add the eject menu in the top right menu bar.
     

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