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I wanted to run a game on my computer tonight but my computer is not picking up my disc! October 30, 2010 at 4:44 AM Casasdeluz said... i personally used the microfiber bag that comes with oakley sunglasses. I don't want to brick my iMac by doing it… Reply luz says July 4, 2016 at 8:40 pm Yes it does - I just created updated instructions for El Capitan

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Apple Superdrive Not Working With Macbook Pro

Standard 120 mm round disc: Example nonstandard sized or shaped discs that are not supported: Specific troubleshootingBelow are several possible symptoms you may see. Reply brewsparks says April 28, 2016 at 10:11 pm No need to disable SIP On 10.11 to do this. I plugged in the SuperDrive and got no response out of it; it wouldn't even take a disc. I'm currently in a hotel room, and saw your advice.

  1. Your trick worked and now I'm enjoying a dvd after more than 1 and 1/2 years!!!
  2. Thanks for the comments guys.
  3. Cancel Closcar Rep: 1 Posted: 01/10/2014 Options Permalink History I have this : Kernel mach_kernel Kernel Flags
  4. Gabe2009-09-21 17:05 Same problem as (seemingly) countless others.
  5. The basic debate seems to boil down to whether we're looking at a hardware issue or software issue.

My drive suddenly screeched to life after using an alcohol-soaked microfibre cloth to 'explore' its innards. For instance, if a user's SuperDrive was dodgy from day one, but wasn't used with a problematic disc type until a year later, the user might report the latter incorrect date Anar, you are The Man!!! Superdrive Not Showing Up One fix for non-functioning SuperDrive Authored by: macavenger on Feb 14, '12 08:26:53AM Why be careful?

In fact, until a week ago, the post had mentioned the "sudo nvram…" method as a variant. Remove the label if possible. All the credit for this goes to Anar's post here. [crarko adds: I suppose as a last resort, if a drive cleaning kit doesn't help, you could try this. September 11, 2012 at 8:34 PM Anonymous said...

I'm on a 2011 Macbook Pro 15" Nov 2, 2014 7:22 PM Helpful (9) Reply options Link to this post by alex_h1, alex_h1 Nov 4, 2014 2:39 PM in response to Macbook Pro Cd Drive Not Working My mini would burn CDs under Lion and Mountain Lion, but then not recognize them. I a experiencing a similar problem. December 14, 2015 at 3:47 PM Colin said...

Superdrive Not Accepting Discs

all better.

You are the best my Friend!!! Apple Superdrive Not Working With Macbook Pro Awesome! Superdrive Not Working El Capitan Make sure all the plastic feet on your notebook computer are present as this could create an uneven surface.

Have been having the same problem for 2 years, now it's solved. Copyright © Apple Inc. The file will then look like:

Kernel Flags

Here you have a short example how to implement so in your iPhone applica... Superdrive Not Recognized

Sign in to report inappropriate content. I hope this keeps it clean for a while. Bigger Mac 10,273 views 11:38 Come rimuovere il superdrive del MacBook pro per installarci un Hard Disk addizionale - Duration: 26:53. useful reference My file was already in text mode, so I just inserted the "mbasd=1" (without the quotes) between the already present entry.

so its not opening? External Cd Drive For Mac Not Working Should work if your driver is also dusty.I can only confirm, that it works for me. thanks a trillion - you are a flippin genius, i salute you sir!

I have been struggling for about a year with my disc drive not reading DVDs, even perfectly new ones, and just spitting them out.

Excellent solution to a problem which I thought was due to broken drive. Reuse governed by Creative Commons License. January 21, 2016 at 3:10 AM Balatonfüredi Dávid said... How To Use Usb Superdrive On Macbook Pro January 9, 2011 at 2:36 PM Anonymous said...

Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. For users whose machines are out of warranty, buying an external optical drive is a cheaper option than replacing the internal drive. Privacy Policy Terms of Use Sales and Refunds Legal Site Map Contact Apple Powered by the Publisher Platform (P3). After tearing my hair out troubleshooting this issue...

Nov 12, 2014 10:53 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Michael Dixon2, Michael Dixon2 Nov 12, 2014 6:57 PM in response to Colton217 Level 1 (7 points) But NOW not only can I play DVDs again but I feel much more confident about trying to sort issues out myself with suggestions rom great forums like this one. December 7, 2012 at 6:41 PM spookbird said... It didn't just stop reading CDs/DVDs: it ate them.

Thank you, thank you. thanks bro October 26, 2010 at 8:41 AM Anonymous said... Dude, collecting some very good karma with this one :)) January 2, 2013 at 9:40 PM yesman said... This time, as I insert the Credit Card, I blew inside the CD driver really hard several times and then inserted my card and stroked back and forth.Voila!

Again, thanks. July 8, 2011 at 2:45 AM Anonymous said... I was about to take my iMac apart and throw that sh*t out, because it has never written DVD, but recently it refused to read any DVDs. It's a slap in the face of each of us as consumers that Apple continues to turn a blind eye to this problem.

Nice and very helpful information i have got from your post. I Googled non-stop in hopes for a solution then I came across your blog and attempted your solution.At first I tried wrapping the cloth with my Credit card and inserted it Why the switch from "ihr" to "Sie" in the following speech from Band of Brothers? I almost gave up, but I tried one more time.

My train from Edinburgh to London just got a little less dull September 7, 2013 at 2:35 PM Dániel Alexander Kovács said... I bought my Macbook because I was impressed with its workmanship and dependability. I knew that many third-party USB optical drives work fine, so I just assumed that would be the same for the Apple drive.