Has anyone had this problem? And by now it was a weekend so it was back to Iomega, this time by e-mail. Drive includes the power adapter, USB cable, and the original install disc. This is for a used, but very good condition external CD-RW drive. Still the freezes and crashes persisted. Just suffice it to say that if you can think of it, I tried it.

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The latter can cause problems. We will work with you to resolve any issue. Write a customer review. Optical storage drives come in a wide variety of types, including readers that can read CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs, combo drives cd-r can read Blu-ray discs while reading and writing CDs and DVDs, as well as burners that can read and write all three formats.

Since the great claim for USB is its ability to be hot pluggable, the idea of constantly plugging, unplugging, and restarting forever and a day until a possible extensions conflict can be found is a distinctly unappetizing one.

Just let us know. But the price of wreaking havoc with a machine which had worked perfectly beforehand and the time spent in seeking support and making alterations to my system is far too high for this particular consumer. They are often used for the temporary storage of files or as CD backup discs when transporting data from one device iomeha another.

By this I mean, the green flashing light didn’t really flash all that much or, at least, not as much as it did when I used it the first time. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Great condition – label info remanufactured to Iomega standards.

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See and discover other items: So far so good. Until now, my backup process involved e-mailing between my two machines. Searching for optical drives for your computer can be an overwhelming experience with so many different options when it comes to readable and writable disc types as well as data transfer speeds.

At this point, it has to be said that I started casting an envious eye over the extras that come for use on a PC. Reading and Writing With CD-RW Drives Searching for optical drives for your computer can be an overwhelming experience with so many different options when it comes to readable and writable disc types as well as data transfer speeds.

I’m sure glad I did! Having said that, although I’ve had my fair share of “coasters”, I’ve had very little problem with the machine provided I’ve had my screensaver and Apples own “Energy Saver” control panel settings turned off which I’m pretty sure isn’t mentioned in the accompanying manuals. See questions and answers. I had to force quit Toast and it eventually froze my machine.

Lightly used external CD-RW drive. I went as far as doing a clean install, mind you, losing some old files in the process. Unless you particularly like the music or have a thing for antipodean accents, the seasoned Mac hack should just double-click and install.


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If you are unable to re-format, it may be because you are not 4x4xx6 Write Session rather than Write Disk when initially writing. Guaranteed by Sat, Jan 5. The Predator is compatible with both PC and Macintosh computers. I tried everything in the book – defragged my HD, closed all applications, etc.

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Rather than troubleshoot, they just point fingers. When Toast 5 ships, you will be able to burn in the background. Anyone have dealings with this one?

I would caution everyone against buying this specific product from Iomega, and to make sure the store from which you buy any other Iomega CD writer has a fabulous return policy It is thought that if consumers demand USB certification, these software conflicts, bad or erronious TECH advice, and sub-standard products would disappear from the market place.

You may laugh, but this is an important issue to those of us on this side of the big pond.

Is it directly connected via a USB port on the Mac? The only explanation I can come up for this problem is that the CDRW was not properly powered and that by unplugging it from the powerpoint and re-powering it could somehow make it function properly again.