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I have two disks stuck in my mac cd drive.

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Feb 13, 2013 1:50 PM

How do I get them out?

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8)
  • Kappy Level 10 Level 10 (221,010 points)
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    Feb 13, 2013 1:52 PM (in response to ra_mcmillan5)

    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.

  • mende1 Level 10 Level 10 (89,470 points)
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    Feb 13, 2013 1:52 PM (in response to ra_mcmillan5)

    Welcome to the Apple Support Communities

     

    In that case, probably you won't be able to eject your discs. However, try opening Terminal and type: drutil eject

     

    If it doesn't work, press the mouse or trackpad while your Mac is starting to force the DVDs to eject. If it doesn't work, take the computer to an Apple Store or reseller to get your SuperDrive replaced

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