CD will not eject from computer

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Carye, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. Carye macrumors newbie

    Aug 12, 2009
    My 21.1/2 inch iMac is one week old and I have been having a problem ejecting music CDs from the drive. It has happened 4 times in the last week. I am running 10.6.4. The disc does not show up on the desk top.
  2. FourCandles macrumors 6502a

    Feb 10, 2009
    Not sure whether you're asking how to eject it, what's causing the problem, or how to deal with it onoing. However:

    Cause - obvious culprits are dirty/warped CDs

    Otherwise - if it's a new Mac and keeps doing this for no apparent reason then you should contact AppleCare.
  3. archipellago macrumors 65816

    Aug 16, 2008
  4. symbology macrumors regular

    Aug 4, 2010
    This was an issue with my 2nd 27" with the Hitachi drive. Try going to system preferences and opening the CD/DVD applet. This should automatically mount the CD volume, then you can either play the CD, or eject it. The system cannot eject what it has not mounted.

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