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Audio CD problelm

Every I insert an audio CD  it keeps ejecting it.  Why I have the same problem. Tried many audio CDs. When trying a data CD, it works fine.

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The CDs are being ejected as most likely the drive cannot focus correctly.  It is most certain that the drive will need to be swapped out and replaced at an apple service centre.

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found here: http://condonethis.com/mac_eject/

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