Help1, silly but how top eject a cd?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by samrulestothema, Feb 10, 2008.

  1. samrulestothema macrumors regular

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    hi there,

    I put in a blank DVD+R into my iMac, and it has not showed up on my desktop, and so i have no idea how to eject.could anyone be of help?
     
  2. EricNau Moderator emeritus

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    #2
    Naturally, try pressing the eject button on the keyboard.

    If that doesn't work, restart the computer and as it's rebooting, hold the mouse/trackpad button.
     
  3. 156457 macrumors 6502

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    Hold down the eject key and wait for the disc to come out, it can tkae upto 20 seconds. :) Keep it held down.

    I had this problem when I tried using Boot Camp, the XP disc was in and it kept saying disc error and OS X wouldn't start up, I nearly died of panic, but then I thought about holding down the eject button, it worked.
     
  4. samrulestothema thread starter macrumors regular

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    HAHAHAHA. i feel like such a fool. i feel your tone of voice would have made me laugh if you said it to me in person. sweet as man!

    Thanks for the oh so easy solution.
     

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