Read them carefuly before flashing your SuperDrive source Cynikal. It appears that after the firmware update, the optical drive? Two pieces of information: You make it on your own risks. Because the alert was blocked and I assumed the firmware updater was simply installed on my computer not actually running I clicked on the Restart button. The flash should start and will take about 30 seconds after which the utility should say “Finished”.

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You should know basis about your MacIntosh and region locking. Successes, failures, repeating dialog Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Region by xvi allows you to switch zones of MacOS 9. At this point I recommended you restart your Mac. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay 85 topic. Some users who found their optical drive?

Choose according to which model of mac and which model of drive you have. Jun 18, 9: Don’t show this again.

The last thing ujj want to do is to disable your internal optical drive, since this may leave you with no way to run your system installer disks in case you need to reinstall the system. I think a trip to the Genius Bar is in order.


Your risk and your problem. I just upgraded the superdrive firmware don?

The firmware included are the ones that the “Apple Superdrive 2. To guard against this, we suggest you make a disk image copy of your system installer disk before performing this firmware update.

Computers SuperDrive Firmware Update 2. User profile for user: You can use the disk image copy later, if necessary, to create a new system installer that operates from mztshita external hard drive. Successes, failures, repeating dialog Apply the SuperDrive update carefully. Ask a question Reset.

Matsushita UJ RPC-1 (Region-Free) Update Available | MacRumors Forums

For original 1Ghz 17″ Powerbook Capabilities as well as region-free behaviour. Apple released last year a firmware update for that drive that actually destroyed the drive If all has gone well your drive should be responding again.

And one happy user over on Apple? Simple flash utility archive.

Matsushita UJ-857 RPC-1 (Region-Free) Update Available

Download the standalone updater. So, if your drive is in a similar situation this may be able to help. It’s worth a try. It willdisplay which region is selected in MacOS X.


Thanx to Terminus for this hack. When the installer closed up popped the firmware updater? Now, every time I restart my computer in an attempt to fix a problem caused by this update, presumablyI always get the message:.

SuperDrive Firmware Update 2.1 (#2): Successes, failures, repeating dialog

One user reports that he can no longer read his own burned CDs if they are of one specific brand. Two pieces of information: You may not even be aware that the update is underway.

This little software allows you to set the “region counter” to zero.