cd drive

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Nexrus, Mar 23, 2008.

  1. Nexrus macrumors newbie

    Feb 17, 2008
    so I was transferring some files to my mac via cd-rw. In the middle of copying the files it stopped responding for some reason. I couldnt eject and I couldnt restart. Is there a way to force quit this? Thanks
  2. Nexrus thread starter macrumors newbie

    Feb 17, 2008
  3. allbrokeup macrumors 6502

    Mar 6, 2008
    Melbourne, Australia
    If its an iMac g3 stick a flattened paper-clip in the little hole in the slot for the CD to Eject immediately.

    If its an iMac Intel, type this in Script Editor do shell script "drutil tray eject"

    if it aint responding (as in frozen entirely), shut it down via Power Button and reboot, While the BONNNNNNG sounds, look at your keyboard, the Green Caps Lock light flashes on...immediately hold Option. After 35 seconds (as there is a CD in) It will show boot manager.


    Hold Eject until it pops out works everytime.



    Hold the Eject button.

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