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No luck i got a ibook g4.. everytime i put a cd in it freezes....and i have to force quit or shut down... i cannot put any cd or dvd in...coz it doesnt work....isnt there any trick so i can fix the problem

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Re: no luck

Probably the dvd drive is damaged (boot the computer with a bootable cd and see if it works, if not, change the drive), or it might have weak connection in it's slot, remove it and reinsert it in the laptop, see if it works.

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Goodluck!! if still doesn't,let me know.ok? =)

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