Hard Disk Driver

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by phed, Oct 26, 2007.

  1. phed macrumors newbie

    Oct 25, 2007
    I would like to know how to update the hard disk driver?
  2. wrldwzrd89 macrumors G5


    Jun 6, 2003
    Solon, OH
    I don't think you can, for an internal disk. For an external disk, just go to the manufacturer's web site, download the update program, and install it on the drive. The process is usually pretty straightforward - I've done it myself for a LaCie drive.

    EDIT: My bad, that is for updating the drive's firmware. If you want to update the driver Mac OS X uses to talk to the disk, you can't other than installing new ones that come as part of a Mac OS X update (or rolling back a system to an earlier driver, which some Mac OS X 10.4.10 users did to resolve a USB problem).

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