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Hi guys..

been noobie to all things Mac I've got a problem.

I bought a samsung SE-406AB blu ray drive. Only thing is with windows I'm use to plugging in waiting a minute hoping windows update works and bobs ur uncle. Howeer nothing has happened on my mac and the drive isn't installed.

Anything i can do to get it to install?

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It's installed as soon as you plug it in properly.

As to whether it's mounted or not, have you opened up Disk Utility to see if it is showing there?

I am guessing you're waiting for it to pop up on the Desktop? Won't do that unless you have your preferences set to show it on the Desktop.

Open up 'Finder - Preferences - General' tab and put a check next to 'CDs, DVDs and iPods'.

Want it to show up in the sidebar of Finder - head for the same place but the 'Sidebar' tab.

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I've got a 'bare' Samsung Blu-ray drive and it does just appear on the desktop.... but it has to have a disc in it.

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I've got a 'bare' Samsung Blu-ray drive and it does just appear on the desktop.... but it has to have a disc in it.
That's the same with any external optical drive or even a USB external floppy drive.... unless there's a disk in it, it won't show on the desktop. Unlike Windows where it does show, disk or no disk.
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