Re: [wpmac] Off Topic, but desperately need help with Imac
- You can force-eject the disk with a paper-clip (hole in cd door
233-333MHz machines; right end of slot on slot-load 450MHz-+, the static
hairs hide it, a small button the paper clip depresses); this is with
the power on! Or just unplug the unit, power on and press and hold the
top right corner button, the eject key, has a small upwards triangle
with a line below it. Usually JUST after the picture tube lights for
the first time will be the time to start pressing it. This ejects the
I suspect your iMac needs a firmware update (apple.com) , a model number
helps as even the first iMacs (233MHz) run 10.3 fine 160MB RAM suggested.
J Busch wrote:
> Check this link: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106752
> or this one: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=51008
> Basically restart the computer and hold down the mouse button.
> If you have a slot loading drive check this link out:
> Hope that helps,
> kevin <ksaunders242@...> wrote:
> Im sorry this post has nothing to do with Word Perfect, but I have
> a serious problem on my Imac and havent been able to get any help. I
> recently bought a used copy of os 10.3 cheap (to replace os x 10.1.5)
> and I guess you get what you pay for because when I tried to install
> the disk it gets to the end and says "installion failed there are
> errors please re-install" and so you can restart go thru this again...
> my computer is stuck in an endless loop now.
> I can't eject the disk!!! How do I get the defective disk out of there
> so I can at least install my old OS X/9.2 disks??