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when i insert a dvd r into the drive it does not appear on

Customer Question

when i insert a dvd r into the drive it does not appear on the desktop - which it used to. what's wrong?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Mike replied 6 years ago.
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Mike the MacMedic :

Go to System Preferences/CDs & DVDs. What does it say next to When you insert a blank DVD?

Customer:

it say open iphoto

Mike the MacMedic :

Change it to Finder

Customer:

why can't I get the little dvd icon to appear/

Customer:

okay did that, it still does not appear

Customer:

now only way to eject the dvd r is to turn off the computer then itt ejects otherwise no eject button appaers anywhere

Mike the MacMedic :

Do you have an eject key at the upper right on your keyboard?

Customer:

if i restart do i lose contact with you?

Mike the MacMedic :

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