error message with optical drive... [SOLVED]

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  1. fisherking, Jan 6, 2015
    Last edited: Jan 6, 2015

    fisherking macrumors 601

    fisherking

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    #1
    haven't burned a cd/dvd in a long time. when i try, i get this message (and the blank media is ejected):

    "The operation can’t be completed because you don’t have the necessary permission."

    i repaired permissions, checked settings for the desktop in get info... any suggestions? thanx!
     
  2. fisherking thread starter macrumors 601

    fisherking

    Joined:
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    ny somewhere
    #2
    and found a fix on the apple forums:

    defaults write com.apple.finder ProhibitBurn false

    then

    killall Finder


    worked!
     

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