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My MacBook is not reading discs and beeping loudly?

I have a Macbook version 10.6.7 and I think my disc drive broke. When I insert a disc it will make the normal loading sounds, then it will start rapidly beeping really loud. It eventually stops but starts again. If I want to eject the disc it will not let me until a certain point in the beeping "pattern". It also will not recognize the disc by putting the little disc icon on the desktop screen. What is wrong with it and do I need to get it replaced?

Also, when it beeps it has a distinct pattern. Which is below

Disc is inserted and it makes normal loading noises, then it begins to beep, then stops for about 3 seconds, continues to beep, then stops all together. Then a few seconds later, the entire process begins again. I can only eject the disc after the pattern ends.

Please help!!!!!

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How many beeps in a row does it give?

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You are quite possibly right!

This could be the optical drive failing

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Paige....try with different Media. If problem persists, then replace the optical drive. Make sure there isn't any debris or labels which may have accidentally came off a CD inside the drive. This can also prevent the drive from reading any media.

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Replace the optical drive. If the drive does this with all Media, then your drve is faulty. What kind of CD is this? What kind of Media?

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Hmmm....I see proving an "Ace" wrong can cost me huh? LOL I dropped 30 points overnight and I havent even answered any questions. Seems I ruffled the "Ace's" feathers and hes gone into the archives and deducted points. The different between me and him is that I have a life. I don't lose sleep over this.

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You have a RAM problem, by telling me the number of beeps I can tell you exactly which type of RAM problem.

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Mac's Superdrives also Beep loudly when there's problems. The Beeps aren't only for RAM.

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Please explain how the beeping superdrive and the drive not recognizing Media is RAM related?!?

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Majesty please confine your questions to the OP. I'm not going to argue with you.

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Not arguing at all.....Just trying to figure this out. You say RAM is the cause and I asked how did u come up with that assumption? Don't see any arguementative comments or questions there!

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U would ask the same if in doubt; wouldn't you?

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