Issues with SuperDrive

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by jsgrabo, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. jsgrabo macrumors regular

    Feb 12, 2007
    My MBP has been acting up lately. It seems that whenever I put a DVD into my drive, it sounds like the computer is reading it or attempting to and then spits it back out. When I put the dvd back in a second time, it reads it just fine and mounts it on desktop without any problems. Doesnt seem to matter what kind of dvd it is; game, movie, etc...

    The SuperDrive only reads it when I put the disk in the second time.

    Any tips or advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

    Oh and I'm running 10.5.6.
  2. WizardHunt macrumors demi-god


    May 11, 2007
    Las Vegas, Nevada USA
    When was the last time you cleaned the superdrive with a cd/dvd cleaner? Maybe that would help. If it is older then this could be the reason.
  3. jsgrabo thread starter macrumors regular

    Feb 12, 2007
    I bought the computer last June. Never considered a "cd/dvd cleaner". I'll give that a try. Thanks.
  4. DoFoT9 macrumors P6


    Jun 11, 2007
    same thing happened to my MBP (3 years old nearly). started happening about a year ago.

    first off it only reads disc sometimes, then it doesnt read them at all...

    my burner doesnt burn nor read DVD's, it will only read CD's not even burn them!

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