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Newly installed optical drive not recognized

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Just followed the iFixit guide to install a new Superdrive in my iMac but it isn't recognized by the system or by Toast.

Possible problem: the cable retainer on the ZIF socket where you connect the optical drive cable came out when I pulled it a bit too far. I didn't think it was needed and I just plugged the ZIF cable into the socket and secured it solidly with kapton tape. I wiggled it a bit and it seemed to be inserted solidly.

Put everything back together and the drive isn't recognized. I inserted a CD and it got pulled in as normal and started spinning up, but didn't show on desktop.

Will I need to try to reinsert the cable retainer? Is that even possible? Alternatives?

Thanks for any help.

Apparaat:

iMac Intel 24" EMC 2111

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open

Origineel bericht door: Matt ,

Titel:

Newly installed optical drive not recognized

Tekst:

Just followed the iFixit guide to install a new Superdrive in my iMac but it isn't recognized by the system or by Toast.

Possible problem: the cable retainer on the ZIF socket where you connect the optical drive cable came out when I pulled it a bit too far. I didn't think it was needed and I just plugged the ZIF cable into the socket and secured it solidly with kapton tape. I wiggled it a bit and it seemed to be inserted solidly.

Put everything back together and the drive isn't recognized. I inserted a CD and it got pulled in as normal and started spinning up, but didn't show on desktop.

Will I need to try to reinsert the cable retainer? Is that even possible? Alternatives?

Thanks for any help.

Apparaat:

iMac Intel 24" EMC 2111

Status:

open