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CD drive + Flash drive not detected

I have just bought my iBpook G4 From a Friend and when CD/DVD Inserted it gets automatically ejected after few seconds & when Flash disk inserted it doesn't get detected

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Some of the iBook G4 optical drives are very sensitive. The best way to test if it is still working is to use the System Disks that comes with every Mac.
Regarding the Flash disk, it may be that your iBook is using USB 1.1 protocol, while your Flash is using USB 2.0. You can check what type of USB your iBook has in the System Profiler. If it is 1.1, then you are out of luck. If its USB 2.0, then you have a faulty logic board.
Either way, not good news for you. Sorry.

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Hey, i have which was working properly till yesterday. today whichi used and try to safely remove storage device windows showed me a message its cannot be stopped now or something.... so i manually removed. but it won;t detect now..what should i do?

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Disc drive ejects blank discs...plays dvds

Hi Again,

Sorry I didn't get back to you sooner. Work!

You need to let me know what type of PowerBook G4 it is as the instructions for each are different. However, what I will do is give you the links to the appropriate sites and some instructions for them:

  1. First you need to reset the Power Management Unit (PMU). To do this refer to THIS page. A little way down is a heading 'PowerBook and iBook models covered in this document'. Select the model listed in blue below this which will take you lower down the page to the instructions for your model.
  2. After restarting try your drive again. If it doesn't work, try a dvd drive cleaning disc.
  3. If it still doesn't work your drive is Kaput! If you're near Kent in the UK then I can help you out. If not find a local Apple Specialist who can replace the drive for you.
All the best
Sean

Posted on Dec 24, 2008

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SOURCE: dvd will not eject from my iBook G4

Hold down the Apple and the E when you restart your computer.

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

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SOURCE: PowerBook G4 won't eject cd by any means found on apple support

If you can hear that it's trying, it might be getting pinched while trying to eject, especially if something pressed down on the case at that spot. Try gently widening the opening with a flat head screwdriver while you are ejecting the CD. just put the driver in and twist a bit to widen the slot. Also, check to make sure that the fuzzy stuff that brushes off the disk when you insert it - and keeps out dust - hasn't been damaged. If it is partially missing, the missing part may be inside, keeping the CD from ejecting.

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