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  1. #1

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    Sep 04, 2008
    Unhappy Ibook G4 12" Super Drive Problem
    I just recently bought a Ibook G4 800 mghz (earlier model) off ebay and bought a super drive because the only optical drive it came with was that it could read CD's it did not come with a combo drive. I installed the superdrive and it now says that burn support is no and i cannot play or burn DVD's or CD's i emailed the guy i bought the drive from and he said that if it did not come with a drive that could play DVD's than it will not support this drive, i dont want to have to take out the drive is there any firmware or any other suggestions as to how to get this supported so i can get this thing working. THanks in advance

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    Member Since
    Mar 27, 2008
    Alberta, Canada
    Mac Pro 14gb ram 24" LED Cd & 23" Cd
    thats a 7 year old machine your trying to stick quite new technology in. I'm not much help here but ....

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    Aug 16, 2008
    Victoria, British Columbia
    Lombard 400, 190cs, Wallstreet 233
    I'm pretty sure this has been done before. Did you make sure all the settings on the superdrive were the same as the original CD drive? sometimes there are jumpers involved.

  4. #4

    Member Since
    Jun 19, 2008
    Why not try Patchburn ? That has worked for me many times.

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