Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Archive > Archives of Old Posts > Macintosh Computers

 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Mar 2, 2003, 08:49 PM   #1
jaxle
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
ibook combo drive cd burner problems

I've had my iBook for a little over 2 months and im already encountering cd burner problems. Blank discs dont show up on the desktop. In toast i can burn cd images but they always turn out corrupted. Does my warranty cover this? I dont want to have to ship out my ibook either, can i bring it to a compusa or something to be serviced?
jaxle is offline   0
Old Mar 2, 2003, 09:37 PM   #2
celaurie
macrumors 6502a
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland.
Send a message via AIM to celaurie
I hate to hear about iBooks that choose to act up. I've only ever had one problem with my Combo drive and that turned out to be a software issue.

As your machine is only a couple of months old, it should still be under its' Apple Warranty. I would therefore advise you to get on the phone to them and see what they say. The numbers should be somewhere amongst the bumf that came with the machine.

There's no point in me trying to advise you when it could be any number of things. And if the problem is major you'd be as well getting the big boys in to sort it!

Bear in mind though, if you are trying to copy comercial disks (games, applications, etc.) these are becoming increasingly copywrited. Not that I'm suggesting you would ever break the law.
__________________
To see tomorrow's PC, look at today's Macintosh.
- BYTE Magazine
celaurie is offline   0
Old Mar 3, 2003, 10:23 PM   #3
yzedf
Banned
 
yzedf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Connecticut
Send a message via AIM to yzedf
have you tried burning something in one of the iApps? make sure it is a hardware problem, and not a toast problem. do you have the latest version of toast? OS X 10.2.4 ?
yzedf is offline   0
Old Mar 4, 2003, 02:30 AM   #4
celaurie
macrumors 6502a
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland.
Send a message via AIM to celaurie
Question

One thing I should have mentioned was that my drive problem was caused by not using the OS X Combo Updates... Exactly why, I don't know. Oh, and I'm not delerious, that came from an Apple Tech.

Every time an OS release comes out it seems to be the better option to get all of the minor updates in the one big installer (ie. 10.2.1, 10.2.2, 10.2.3 are all included as part of 10.2.4 ).

I hope that made some sense!

Chris
__________________
To see tomorrow's PC, look at today's Macintosh.
- BYTE Magazine
celaurie is offline   0

 
MacRumors Forums > Archive > Archives of Old Posts > Macintosh Computers

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Weird Cd burner problem Sheri Mac Basics and Help 11 Apr 15, 2006 08:30 PM
Problem with iBook Combo Drive Tortoise2401 Mac Applications and Mac App Store 3 Apr 3, 2004 03:58 PM
ibook combo drive SilvorX General Mac Discussion 11 Mar 24, 2003 07:50 AM
iBook Combo Drive Misbehaving cleo Mac Help/Tips 8 Feb 16, 2003 06:55 PM
LOTR DVD and ibook combo drive RowdyFROG Mac Help/Tips 8 Dec 14, 2002 05:03 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:41 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC