I feel like I have never seen the BUG problems snow leopard is pushing out, it’s like apple is either putting out scrub fires or not saying anything, this has to be a PR nightmare for them Roach motel, put them in, wouldn’t come out. Take special care to avoid interruptions. One solution that a Mac representative gave me was to make sure the laptop sorry notebook was on a flat hard surface – this actually seemed to solve my burning DVD dilemma or it could just have been the ‘hit’ time instead of the miss anyways just experienced the problem again but on a CD this time. Affected disc types vary: We delete comments that violate our policy , which we encourage you to read.

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Yesterday we reported the release of SuperDrive Firmware Update 2.

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I also tried burning a disc in Roxio Toast 8 at 4x and got the following error, “Drive Error: Don’t show this again. I’ve decided the iMac doesn’t like being opened. Reader jonrichardson immediately posted a comment that a CD he? Another user argued in support of a software cause when he found he was unable to mount a disc on his Mac even when using an external optical drive.

If you use Software Update and there are other updates besides the Superdrive update then the other installer s will block the alert from the Superdrive firmware update that warns not to shut down the computer until the update is completed. I suspect these 85d SuperDrives built into 1″ thick MacBooks Pros are quite simply of poor quality.


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All replies Drop Down menu. As you might imagine, there are a variety of suggestions. Ujj first drive was replaced, but the problem persisted.

SDrv has had only infrequent use over its life PB bought in australia in late july The SuperDrive has always mafshita problems reading DVD’s but only recently faulted on burning function. Computers SuperDrive Firmware Update 2. Even if this disk problem has not been identified and cured, to know what hurdles I am facing, and that I am not alone is worth a lot. I really expected better. Nice write-up here with pictures of much of what I’ve just described But its frustrating, and I am glad that I have found this forum and other info on this, as we thought the problem was only our iMac.

In his particular case, a MacBook Pro began having difficulty reading all kinds of optical discs shortly after its warranty expired. When the optical drive quit, three months after the one-year warranty was up, I called Apple Support and was told that I needed to replace the drive. For detailed information about this More Now, its not a ‘good’ solution, but its handy when you are short of time Last week I bought a replacement internal Superdrive from macsales.


This has been a problem not only with Superdrives. Causes Offered — Given these symptoms, users have been putting their heads together, talking with Apple Geniuses, and consulting with other knowledgeable techies to arrive at some possible causes. Successes, failures, repeating dialog Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.


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Everyone here knows that it is a problem. It’s matshuta a try. Further to Scott’s comment Even if this disk problem has not been identified and cured, to know what hurdles I am facing, and that I am not alone is worth a lot. A few days later they took i down an prevented that it never existed Follow This App Developer website: Some of the other connectors are getting weird. Restart the computer, quit all running applications, make sure the computer is katshita from the mains, and install the updater.

SuperDrive Firmware Update 2.1 (#2): Successes, failures, repeating dialog

Another thread on SuperDrive problems that Matshitaa has marked “Answered”, but it hasn’t been answered at all: I have lost both Superdrive and external lacie DL burning. You can add your suggestions to the right. After trying almost everything I disconnected the power cord and the battery, went out to smell some fresh air and when I returned, it was working!!!