Power mac g5 cd drive

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Re: CD-drive. RE: CD-drive. Will check it out, thanks. More information is required. Does the disc spin up and stop? Re: Does the disc spin up and stop? These drives do die. At least you can buy them cheap and Power Mac G5s are easy. New Drive for the G5. Will check it out. Not So Good New Drive. Maybe the media is DVD? CD Drive Again and Again Still NO solutions after 4 years!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Actually I solved one like this. A good new drive cured it. And not just once. After "checking it out" the OP did not return.

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Not specified. Writable Format s see all. Readable Format s see all. Brand see all. Apple Filter Applied. Condition see all. It displays icons for any bootable discs that it sees and allows you to select one including the installation DVD. This technique is quite useful if your usual boot disk is damaged or having an identity crisis during startup. The service representatives there may be able to suggest something else that you can try. Ask a local user group for help: Another thing you might consider is contacting your local Macintosh user group.