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DVD Will Not Eject, iDVD Restarts Itself Over and Over

1901 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Oct 3, 2010 5:58 PM by Carolyn Samit RSS
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I have a DVD that simply will not eject itself no matter what. Instead, it starts to eject, then iDVD starts up, and begins to play the DVD. I have unchecked "Start DVD" in iDVD's preferences and reviewed the forum articles about stuck DVDs. Reboot does not help Safe Boot does not help. Restart wth right mouse button held down does not help, perhaps because my mouse is Apple and there is no Right Mouse Button?

I'm not about to enter terminal commands because I have no idea of what I'm ding at teh system level. Any ideas?

Thanks if you can help, Signed:

Desparate in Va.
iMac 20", Mac OS X (10.6.4), Long Live the Mac!
  • Carolyn Samit Level 10 Level 10 (84,095 points)

    Try restarting your iMac while holding down the eject key.

    If that didn't help, open Disk Utility (Applications / Utilities).

    Select the disk on the left side of the window then click the Blue eject button in the menu.

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