aieeee, why does this cd not work?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by brians.account, Feb 9, 2006.

  1. brians.account macrumors newbie

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    alright, so brian wants to burn a cd on the ibook that he has neglected to use for burning. he goes to the cupboard and gets a Sony CD-R 700MB "Supreme" Disc. he puts it in his ibook aaaand...

    You have inserted a disk containing no volumes Mac OS X can read. To continue with the disk inserted, click Ignore or Eject.

    I try different cd's from the same pack...same thing.
    I try the discs on my family's iMac g5, same thing.

    I'm running 10.3.9
    imac's running 10.4.?

    are there such thing as blank disks that are incompatible with os x?
    thanks,
    -brian
     
  2. randas macrumors member

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    strange, ive never had that. Just try get some diffrent cds and try those.
     
  3. yoda13 macrumors 65816

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    I have had past experiences with various brands of disks and some just don't work well in Macs....I have NO idea why. I wish I could remember the ones that didn't work for me and tell you. Oh well...I would just try a different brand.;)
     
  4. brians.account thread starter macrumors newbie

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    i tried one from my brother's newer pack of the same brand and they worked, maybe the other pack was messed up somehow. thanks for the help!
     
  5. quigleybc macrumors 68030

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  6. thequicksilver macrumors 6502a

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    I'm pleased you mention this, because I've had this with a couple of my own DVD-Rs. They haven't worked in my iBook's slot loading drives, producing the same message you got.

    But they work fine in my external firewire DVD drive. I have no idea why, but one thing's for sure - I'm putting that data onto another DVD sharpish so I don't lose it.
     

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