With the enclosed CD slot of the macbooks, I can see how dust buildup could cause problems. Eliminates the noise made by the optical disk drive. Yesterday we reported the release of SuperDrive Firmware Update 2. About SuperDrive Firmware Update 3. A number of readers are also reporting a repeated failure of the firmware installer to find an updateable drive:. The end result is I now have a completely non-functioning Superdrive.
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Because the alert was blocked and I assumed the firmware updater was simply installed on my computer not actually running I clicked on the Restart button. The last thing you want to do is to disable your internal optical drive, since this may leave you with no way to run your system installer disks in case you need to reinstall the system.
Firmware upgrades, however, are a tricky business. Apple released last year a firmware update for that drive that actually destroyed the drive And one happy user over on Apple?
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CNET’s best of Be the first to rate this app and get the discussion started! For detailed information about this More Restart the computer, quit all running applications, make sure the computer is powered from the mains, and install the updater. Apple SuperDrive Firmware Update matsuita. Aug 2, 9: You are effectively installing new functionality into a hardware device like NASA transmitting new instructions to the Mars Global Surveyor.
With the enclosed CD slot of the macbooks, I can see how dust buildup could cause problems. If so, just remove it.
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Some users who found their 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.
To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. One of those inexpensive CD reader head cleaners could be helpful. Your risk and your problem.
I have tried lowering the burn speed down to 4x. Sign in with Facebook or. A number of readers are also reporting a repeated failure of the firmware installer to find an updateable drive:. Mashita the way you install and update apps with the all new MacUpdate Desktop.
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For detailed information about this update, please visit this website: Aug 22, 2: One user reports that he can no longer read his own burned CDs if they are of one specific brand. I just upgraded the superdrive firmware don?
I also tried several different brands of CD-R memorex, verbatim, others. In iTunes I get the error, “The attempt to burn a disc failed. One user over on Apple? We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read.
The update was already running! Eliminates the noise made by the optical disk drive.