Powerbook Eject Disk Problem

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by seamuskrat, Jul 23, 2004.

  1. seamuskrat macrumors 6502a


    Feb 17, 2003
    New Jersey USA
    On the TiBook 400, I have a horrible time attempting to eject CD and DVD's.

    At one point Apple repaired this for me, and all worked great, but its back. I can slip a business card in to deflect the disk downward so it ejects, but what can I do for a more elegant solution? Any thoughts?

    I would prefer not to buy a new drive for it.
  2. Macmaniac macrumors 68040


    Your best option is to get the drive replaced, shoving things inside the drive to get the CD out could only end up damaging things more.
  3. parrothead macrumors 6502a


    Sep 24, 2003
    Edmonds, WA
    I had this problem with my Tibook 500 and eventually the disk stopped coming out. I would pry down the plastic so the disk could slide out. After the drive died and I had a new one put in the problem stopped.

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