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my son put a dvd in upside down. How do i get it out

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Help. My son put a dvd upside down in my macbook pro. How do I get it out

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  • Eric Ross Level 6 Level 6 (11,650 points)

    Hold down the eject key while restarting your Macbook Pro.

  • DLMiller Level 2 Level 2 (390 points)

    You can also try all of these steps to see if they work.


    Five ways to eject a stuck CD or DVD from the optical drive


    Ejecting the stuck disc can usually be done in one of the following ways:


      1. Restart the computer and after the chime press and hold down the

          left mouse button until the disc ejects.


      2. Press the Eject button on your keyboard.


      3. Click on the Eject button in the menubar.


      4. Press COMMAND-E.


      5. If none of the above work try this: Open the Terminal application in

          your Utilities folder. At the prompt enter or paste the following:


            /usr/bin/drutil eject


    If this fails then try this:


    Boot the computer into Single-user Mode. At the prompt enter the same command as used above. To restart the computer enter "reboot" at the prompt without quotes.


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