Help! Mac mini (2010) won't accept disc

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by cherry13bomb, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. cherry13bomb macrumors member

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    I can't get my Mac mini to accept discs. I'm almost positive there is not one already in it. I tried to search for a solution and none of them worked. (Shutting down and holding the mouse button, etc.) I read that the SuperDrive can fail because of a fan issue. Is that true? I haven't heard my fan (it was always loud enough that I c
     
  2. blueroom macrumors 603

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    Had that happen to me on my 2010 MBP, for me it meant the Optical drive had failed. Lucky I had AppleCare and they replace it free. And yes SuperDrives commonly fail over time. My 2009 27" did the same thing but not worth the repair as I don't use it.

    Take it in to Apple, they'll tell you exactly what's wrong.
     
  3. cherry13bomb thread starter macrumors member

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    Sorry, this accidentally sent before I finished. There's another post. Will they charge me just to look at it? I don't have apple care.
     
  4. blueroom macrumors 603

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    Free to have them check it out. Around $150 to repair. They won't sell you the drive without them installing it.
     
  5. cherry13bomb thread starter macrumors member

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    Ok thanks. I was hoping it woul be something I could do myself.
     
  6. philipma1957, Feb 14, 2013
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