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Adrian

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OK. Good to see that the 10.1 upgrade finally got the DVD player working again on the Mac. Well some macs, I have one that is supported.
The player is better than it was under OS 9.x and I'm fairly happy BUT, some of my DVD's still don't play.
Some do but Some don't and it seems random. The way that the fail varies. My "Hollow Man" DVD doesn't just never gets picked up at all by my DVD drive. I can simply eject the drive manually or from the f12 key and that's it. I tried a "Thunderbirds" disk last night that spun for about 30 minutes but would not fire up the DVD Player. Also, I could not eject it.
Is there something up with the DVD/ROM drive itself... does anypne else have similar problems with random disks... what is the solution (no not buying a new computer)
Thanks
-Adrian
 

Adrian

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Using a Sawtooth G4 450 768MB of Ram - Sawtooths are AGP
I can't remember which disks are problem disks, but I will test out some of the more main-stream titles that I have ans see what doesn't load tonight. I'd love to know if others get the same issues with the same disks !
-Adrian
 

MikeM

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Hmmm...I haven't had any problems viewing DVDs with 10.1. Just for the record, I'm using a G4 Tower with Apple's internal CD/DVD drive.
Please let me know of any other specific DVD titles I have to test them out, thanks.
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