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my mac mini will not read any disk, it thinks about it then spits them out.

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Nov 13, 2012 11:29 AM

I am completely frustrated!  I thought my disk reader was malfunctioning over a cd with family pictures on it.  But now I realize that my mac mini is not reading any disk.  I don't use it for movies and things, but have recieved a digital copy and am now experiancing the same thing!  It takes the disk, spins and sounds as if it is doing something for a minute or two then ejects every disk.  I have tried multiple cd's,dvds and disks.  I'm out of my warranty date, but seriously don't think I was ever able to use it!  Bought brand new from an Apple store. 

I have shut it down, unplugged cords, pressed option, command P and R

done everything that the internet has said to do, PLEASE help!

Thanks in advance!  If you need more info please repond.

Info:

Mac mini

  Model Identifier: Macmini4,1

  Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo

  Processor Speed: 2.4 GHz

  Number Of Processors: 1

  Total Number Of Cores: 2

  L2 Cache: 3 MB

  Memory: 2 GB

  Bus Speed: 1.07 GHz

  Boot ROM Version: MM41.0042.B00

  SMC Version (system): 1.65f2

 

Firmware Revision: KC12

  Interconnect: ATAPI

  Burn Support: Yes (Apple Shipping Drive)

  Cache: 1024 KB

  Reads DVD: Yes

  CD-Write: -R, -RW

  DVD-Write: -R, -R DL, -RW, +R, +R DL, +RW

  Write Strategies: CD-TAO, CD-SAO, CD-Raw, DVD-DAO

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