One user over on Apple? I wrote a simple utility to perform a very basic flash to the drive – doing that may be able to recover the situation, but my flash utility performs almost no checks and is generally much more basic than the framework which, for example, the standard Apple Superdrive updaters have used. We noticed quickly two issues that have not been solved: It also works on iMac DV computers. Now, every time I restart my computer in an attempt to fix a problem caused by this update, presumably , I always get the message:. Yesterday we reported the release of SuperDrive Firmware Update 2. But there are ways to break this down.

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Aug 2, 8: Sep 12, One user reports that he can no longer read his own burned CDs if they are of one specific brand.

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Upgrading firmware is a sensitive operation. Successes, failures, repeating dialog Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

User profile for user: I think a trip to the Genius Bar is in order. 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. All replies Drop Down menu.


I have tried lowering the burn speed down to 4x. We noticed quickly two issues that have not been solved: The table below recapitulates every firmwares you can use with MatshitaFlasher:.

I have a feeling that even the people that are successful with using lower burn speeds and different media, the fact is, these SuperDrives are not of the best quality and are starting to fail. Two pieces of information: The screen is completely dark and does not react although I removed the batery and power cord.

Jun 18, 9: With the enclosed CD slot of the macbooks, I can mattshita how dust buildup could cause problems. You need yj download the “SimpleFlash.

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To guard against this, we suggest you make a disk image copy of your system installer disk before performing this firmware update. When the installer closed up popped the firmware updater?

The end result is I now have a completely non-functioning Superdrive. Sources for this article: One user over on Apple?


CNET’s best of So it appears that Apple? The firmware included are the ones that the “Apple Superdrive 2. Apply the 587, and before rebooting your Mac, modify this file again to come back to initial values.

I just upgraded the superdrive firmware don? A number of readers are also reporting a repeated failure of the firmware installer to find an updateable drive:.

It appears that after the firmware update, the optical drive? You make it on your own risks.

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And one happy user over on Apple? You also need to stop all softwares running on your Mac, to unplug your network Airport, USB matshitaa ethernet modems, etc.

Reader jonrichardson immediately posted a comment that a CD he? I also tried several different brands of CD-R memorex, verbatim, others.