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My external dvd burner is not showing up as a valid dvd drive

Hi, I'm a mac user (OSX 10.4.8) and my Mad Dog Multimedia dvd burner/player is showing up an "initialization error" message--apparently it is not being recognized as a valid DVD drive. Does it need cleaning? A new USB port? Is this common? Any expert help or suggestions will be most appreciated! thanks memorexe

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I don't think the burner is compatable with Mac. http://www.mdmm.com/products.php?categoryid=2 Here is the site. Check your model here. I only found Windows compatable. Good Luck, Tim p.s. someone out there must have some hacked driver.

Posted on Feb 08, 2007

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    Timothy Higgins Feb 08, 2007

    I didn't read that properly..you've had it working and now its not. Initialization errors usually mean the machine. You may want to check for a firmware update from the site in my previous post.

    Good Luck,,
    Tim

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