MacBook Not Burning DL DVDs

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by ShiggyMiyamoto, Feb 25, 2008.

  1. ShiggyMiyamoto macrumors 6502a

    ShiggyMiyamoto

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    Hey all. I have a MacBook White (see sig) and for some reason it won't burn DVD DLs. Toast complains of a "medium" error, where the Finder complains of "laser insufficiency" or something. I google'd "MacBook/MacBook Pro SuperDrive Firmware Update" and it showed me a thread here detailing the MacBook model just before mine. Would that update work? Is anyone else experiencing this problem?

    Thanks in advance,
    ShiggyMiyamoto
     
  2. ShiggyMiyamoto thread starter macrumors 6502a

    ShiggyMiyamoto

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    Anyone? Having an SD that can burn DVD DLs non functional is pretty sad and annoying...
     
  3. MacBookJoePro macrumors regular

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  4. ShiggyMiyamoto thread starter macrumors 6502a

    ShiggyMiyamoto

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    I've been using Memorex DVD+Rs, which are the DLs. My drive only has trouble burning those. All other media it burns fine...
     
  5. eman macrumors 6502a

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    I only use Verbatim DVD+R DL on my macbook and have never had a problem burning these dual layer discs.
     
  6. ShiggyMiyamoto thread starter macrumors 6502a

    ShiggyMiyamoto

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    Hmm. Okay. Thanks eman. I'll give those a shot.
     
  7. Keopele macrumors newbie

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    I have been trying to burn DL dvds with my Macbook Pro, the Verbatim+R DL and have had no success,
     

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