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I have purchased 100 Magnavox 1-16X DVD-R discs. I'd like to burn pictures to them from my MacBook. However, when I insert a disc to burn, it pops back out. On the packaging, it says to visit www.dvdhs.com for a "firmware upgrade", but I can't access that website. Suggestions?

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Apple's support site would be the best place to look for the firmware that you would need to get compatibility with that media. Although, you might want to look into getting a different brand of media. Usually the more renown the name brand, the better compatibility there is. For example, Maxell, and memorex would have better compatibility over magnavox.

Also, I would recommend that if you can not find the firmware on apple's site, try googling the firmware, (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=macbook+drive+firmware)
For better results you will need to know what exact type of MacBook you have, basically what processor your MacBook uses.

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