Originally known as "The New iMac" the iMac G4 was created to replace the iMac G3 as Apple's all-in-one desktop computer. The G4 is easily recognizable by its swiveling monitor mounted above the hemispherical computer. Steve Jobs quoted it as being "a design that will last till the next decade."

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DVD CD ROM Reading Disc Problem

Everytime I place a CD or DVD into the IMAC G4 DVD Drive it states Supported Disc Not Available.

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Go to finder>applications>utilities>disk utility Then select HD and Click "Repair Disk Permissions"

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The laser is probably dead. It happens to older optical drives some times.

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The CD/DVD Drives in these machines seem to be prone to failure, so the unit will need replacing. Out of 6 machines I recently came across, 3 had failed optical drives.

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