Original Macintosh M0001 Won't Accept Disks

Discussion in 'Apple Collectors' started by DonLafontaine, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. DonLafontaine macrumors newbie

    May 13, 2009
    I have an original Macintosh that I pulled from my parents garage and I was able to insert one disk successfully, which would not then I eject, so I took a paperclip and manually ejected it. Since then, the machine will not accept any disks, they go in most of the way, but the computer does not "click" and accept the disk. Any ideas? Thanks
  2. David Schmidt macrumors 6502

    David Schmidt

    Aug 22, 2006
    Southeastern USA
    The eject mechanism is stuck partway up or down, and/or it's not lubed enough to work well. You'd do well to strip the machine down and give the drive a good going-over.
  3. DonLafontaine thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 13, 2009

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