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Cd drive problem on my mac mini

When insert CD-DVD in the slot , it **** it but after no reading and reject after reboot the mac

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  • Ben Wabnick
    Ben Wabnick May 11, 2010

    Does any error messages come up on the screen. Does it keep spinning the cd and never reads it? Clarify for me please.

  • Montgomery Perez Sep 24, 2012

    no seem theren is something stuck inside of it

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Your DVD ROM's lens has became weak.
and it cannot be repaired.
But if you manage to open the DVD ROM clean the dust in it & it will start working agaain but be careful remember that no power should be attached to ROM.
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thankyou

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