DVD not showing up problem

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by dkirlew, Feb 8, 2010.

  1. dkirlew macrumors member

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    A friend of mine gave me some personal stuff she wanted to back up to DVDs. She gave me TDK 16x DVD+R media to backup the stuff. I, however, can't backup the videos she gave me cause the disks aren't showing up on the Mac at all.
     
  2. Picho macrumors member

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    The crappy "SuperDrive" on all Macs is notorious for not reading DVD+R discs. Try using a DVD-R instead.
     
  3. iThinkergoiMac macrumors 68030

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    Especially in the older PPC Macs. I don't know of any Intel Macs that have trouble reading the DVD+R discs, but my PBG4 can't read them, the format isn't supported by my drive at all.

    Do you have an external DVD drive? You could try that. Works for me.
     

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