cd drive ejects when bootup

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by mrdinh, Nov 12, 2008.

  1. mrdinh macrumors regular

    Sep 7, 2007
    my macpro desktop cd drive sometimes ejects when i turn on the computer...why does it do that?
  2. djjclark macrumors regular

    Feb 17, 2008
    any chance you are holding down your mouse button or does that not work now days?
  3. mrdinh thread starter macrumors regular

    Sep 7, 2007
  4. ThirteenXIII macrumors 6502a

    Mar 8, 2008
    hm....nothing in the drive? and isnt selected as a start up item? (you dont have windows installed on your machine by chance?)

    try a SMC reset (unplug all cables to the computer; mouse keyboard monitor firewire/usb etc) for a few minutes then plug back in and then do a PRAM reset

    COMMAND OPTION P R all at the same time right before the apple/grey screen appears. then it will reboot and chime again.
  5. OrangeSVTguy macrumors 601


    Sep 16, 2007
    Northeastern Ohio
    My G5 does that when I live my DVD-RW disc in there. It spits it out on startup. Is your CD tray empty or do you have a disc in it?

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