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if you can see edge of mini CD ,try putting standard size CD on top of this mini CD and push it as much as it goes inside and then pull it out it will take both CDs out.
I had a similar solution to TrentEllingsen. My CD drive would not relinquish this stuck CD. Not with a terminal command or eject button or what have you. I eventually decided to go about it manually. First I tried using a card to leverage the CD enough so that "drutil eject" would work but after several tries it was obvious it wouldn't. So I rubbed on ...
I am pretty sure the super drive is not different from any other optical drive. I have removed the superdrive from my 2011 Macbook to make place for a second hard drive. I put the superdrive in a bay and can now use it as an external hard drive with my macbook or computer with another OS (such as Windows). You could use any other external optical drive ...
The first other option you have is if you backed up your computer using Time machine, just turn the machine off, plug the drive in with your Time Machine Backup, Power the machine on and hold the option key. It will display the Time machine disk with the ability to restore from your backup or reinstall the Operating System. If you don't have a backup.. ...
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