Why wont my laptop turn on, keeps trying to eject DVD.

I am having trouble rebooting my laptop (1.67Ghz,120HD,2Gb RAM,MacOs 10.4.9 or 10.4.11)

Have taken RAM out, swapped slots, done the PMU(?) reset, holdiing power key for 5-10 sec, ect. All with no luck.

Came back from holidays & it wouldnt get past the DVD check.

There is NO Vid display at all, not even a flicker.

the DVD seems be trying to eject maybe a DVD.

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OK there is no display but do you hear the hard drive booting the system ? If so connect an external monitor to the PB and tell us if you have a normal video.

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Try starting up holding the option key down to see if there is a system disk in the drive. Try to eject the disk by starting up and holding down the mouse button.

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There is no DVD in the laptop. It was taken out during the check on the PRAM batt.

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The issue is it's failing the hardware check at boot-up.

You need to take disc out first, then try to boot.

At worst, replace the CD/DVD reader.

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- read the question and responses before answering "There is no DVD in the laptop. It was taken out during the check on the PRAM batt.

harry allcock, "

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harry allcock will be eternally grateful.
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