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Macbook won't accept CD's/DVD's in Disk Drive
do you usually lean or put any pressure on the area above the slot-load optical drive? If you have anything flat and plastic around 1/4" (about 1/2 the width as a USB plug) stick it in the optical drive until you just feel it going past the door, and rotate 90 degrees so it opens it a little. See attached photos if you aren't sure what I am talking about
Forgot ma password for login on Windows 7
Take it easy!Here are some avaiable methods for you:Measures 1: Bypass Windows 7 Password with Fingerprint LogonAs this method, Windows 7 provides native support for fingerprint biometric devices through Windows Biometric Framework (WBF). Of course, the premise is that your laptop or computer has a biometric sensor.Measures 2: Bypass Windows 7 Password with An Installation DiscAs we known, the System Recovery Options, provided by computer manufacturer, offers Windows installation disc or the recovery options which can help you reset Windows 7 password. Now, create an installation disc by yourself.Step 1. Enter system repair disc into the search box in the Start menu, and then click Create a system repair disc.Step 2. Insert a blank CD/DVD into the optical drive and click Create disc.
Step 3: When you lost your password, insert the repair disk and restart your computer. For a moment, the System Recovery Options is displayed, choose Startup Repair and click Next-Next then it will remove the password automatically.
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Brand new apple dvd drive will not accept dvd
The DVD works by just pushing it in far enough till you get resistance, then the drive pulls the DVD in by itself. If after it pulls the DVD in, it just ejects it, The DVD drive thinks you are using an incompatible disk.
You can also try resetting the SMC.
This is how to reset SMC on most modern Mac laptops:
Shutdown your MacBook Air / MacBook Pro
Connect the power adapter to your Mac
On the MacBook/Pro's keyboard, hold down the Shift+Control+Option keys and the Power button at the same time
Release all keys and the power button at the same time
Boot your Mac as usual
Here's the key sequence to hold down:
Reset the SMC of a MacBook Air or Retina MacBook Pro
Do keep in mind that by resetting the SMC you will lose power specific settings, like the time it takes to sleep a Mac and other customizations to power settings. No big deal, but if you have made many changes to your hardware behavior you will want to adjust stuff like sleep behavior again.
Reset SMC of an iMac, Mac Pro, Mac Mini
Resetting SMC is different for non-portable Macs:
Shut down your Mac
Disconnect the power cord
Press and hold the Mac's power button for 5 seconds
Release the button
Reattach the power cables and boot the Mac as usual
Reset the SMC of a MacBook or MacBook Pro's with detachable batteries
sad mac reset the smc Older MacBook laptops with a removable battery can reset SMC with the following approach:
Shutdown the MacBook/Pro and remove the battery
Disconnect the power adapter, hold the Power Key for 10 seconds
Release the power key and reconnect your battery and power adapter
Turn your Mac on
Let boot as usual
Hopefully that will clear up your problems, if not it might be worth a visit to the Apple Store or a certified repair center.
Happy New Year,
Ejecting a DVD on an external iMac drive
Might be a simple fix... have you tried holding down the mouse when you startup your computer? That is the "Eject Disc on Startup" function.
If so and it didn't work, let me know.
Screen goes black turns off
You are experiencing RSS (random shutdown syndrome). This seems to often be due to overheating but there are other factors. Read this article http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1237 and see if a firmware update is available for your laptop. This will often cure your very issue.
Is there a phone number I can call ?
you'll have to provide proof of ownership/purchase with apple. It requires a boot disk or knowledge of command line for a third-party individual.
I want it to log me into
What is wrong? Did you forget your password? Or the login name? or did you have a crash? Did you reinstall something? Or did a "funny" guy just change your password and forgot to tell you?
Don't panic, Apple should be able to help you if you have an apple account, and you have that password.
LAPTOP DONT POWER UP
Make sure that the power cord is plugged into a working outlet, that the prong section is connected with a clean contact to the brick, that the magsafe connector and port are both clean. Remove the battery. Now power on the laptop with the power button.If this does not work, attempt to reset the NVRAM (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1379). If this is still not working, you can disassemble the machine and remove the upper part of the bottom case (lifting the keyboard section, and try to reseat the keyboard connection to the logic board. This cable is what allows the power button to turn on the machine. If this fails to fix it, then you have either a bad i/o board, or a bad system board, or a bad power cord.
Left side display not clear
If you're getting blocking, you might want to try SMC fan controller to get your machine cooled down. If you're just missing a section of the screen displaying, it might be a faulty LCD screen or a loose connection. Check that the ribbon is fitted correctly. After re-seating the cable, if it is still a problem, then the LCD is probably bad.
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