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I just know that the disk are original disk for iMac and are 10.5.2 version.
I purchased the machine from a 3rd party without the original disk and purchased the disk separate.
The disk have the apple logo on them, so I assume they are the original install disk as I was told by the seller.
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I did what you suggested to get the disk out of the cd slot without success. Any other suggestions.
Yes the computer boots up with the scrolling ball with the OS disk in the cd slot.
That did not work. I tried multiple times with out success. I hear the cd disk trying to eject while holding down the eject key, but it will not eject the cd.
When I selected the eject button in the disk utility. a message says Eject jailed this disk could not be unmounted. Make sure that all apps and files are closed. How do i close apps and files
Then turn it back off for 20 minutes and also unplug the Power cable. This will cool down all components of your Mac. Then turn it back on and immediately hold down Left mouse button for 30 seconds. Let me know if that didn't work
I will be leaving for several hours, and will be checking back with your suggestions this afternoon.
I have tried your last suggestion and the disk still will not come out of the optical drive. I still get the message that the disk could not be unmounted and to close all applications and files.
I finally decided to open the case and was able to pry open the disk by moving over the white pin inside the disk drive while hitting the eject button on the keyboard and the disk popped. Finally solved.