Usb superdrive not supported on this mac

I have an iMac making use of 10.9.2 and also my cd drive is not working so I bought an outside usb cd drive. When I attach to my computer I obtain "The vr-tab-quebec.com USB SuperDrive is not sustained on this Mac".

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How execute I get it to be accepted?


User profile for user: AJL.
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Open a terminal home window and also type the adhering to command:

suexecute nvram boot-args="mbasd=1"

Get in your password and also then reboot - the drive need to work.

Note: you have to be a computer system administrator and you require a password for this to job-related.


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I have an iMac using 10.11.3 and my vr-tab-quebec.com USB Superdrive is not working so I bought an exterior usb cd drive. When I connect to my computer system I gain "The vr-tab-quebec.com USB SuperDrive is not supported on this Mac”.iMac (21.5 Late 2013) OS X EI Capitan


User profile for user: jkobo

The earlier post functioned for me: El Capitan 10.11.4

Open a terminal home window and type the adhering to command:

superform nvram boot-args="mbasd=1"

Enter your password and also then reboot - the drive must occupational.

Note: you have to be a computer system administrator and you require a password for this to work.


User profile for user: Texas_Man_Luvs_His_mac
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I am having actually the same trouble as the original poster, superdrive is not supported. I have actually a MacPublication pro 17" connected to a thunderbolt display. I have all the latest software and updates.

I don"t use my superdrive incredibly frequently, but just got a great brand-new CD I want to import.

I tried the terminal window superform nvram boot as listed above, it is returning the following error:

nvram: Error establishing variable - "boot-args": (iokit/common) general error

I"ve tried restarting my computer, using USB ports on the display and the lappeak. Same outcomes. I now have a nice superdrive I can"t seem to acquire to occupational.

Help is super appreciated!


User profile for user: andyBall_uk
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Open a terminal home window and kind the following command:

sucarry out nvram boot-args="mbasd=1"

Get in your password and also then reboot - the drive need to job-related.

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Note: you must be a computer administrator and you need a password for this to work-related.


I"m still using Yosemite and this operated great for me! Thank you. I have actually review in other places that human being have actually had trouble through El Captain

"Open a terminal home window and also type the following command:

superform nvram boot-args="mbasd=1"

Go into your password and then reboot - the drive should job-related.

Note: you should be a computer system administrator and you need a password for this to work-related."


I have an iMac making use of 10.11.3 and my vr-tab-quebec.com USB Superdrive is not working so I bought an exterior usb cd drive. When I connect to my computer I obtain "The vr-tab-quebec.com USB SuperDrive is not supported on this Mac”.iMac (21.5 Late 2013) OS X EI Capitan


I have actually an iMac making use of 10.11.3 and my vr-tab-quebec.com USB Superdrive is not functioning so I bought an external usb cd drive. When I connect to my computer system I get "The vr-tab-quebec.com USB SuperDrive is not sustained on this Mac”.iMac (21.5 Late 2013) OS X EI Capitan


The previously article functioned for me: El Capitan 10.11.4

Open a terminal home window and kind the adhering to command:

sudo nvram boot-args="mbasd=1"

Enter your password and also then reboot - the drive must occupational.

Note: you must be a computer administrator and also you need a password for this to occupational.


Hi tright here. While this operated for me, it appears to have actually disabled my USB to Serial conversion that I usage for specific features on the mac. is tright here method to reverse this? Thanks!


I am having actually the same difficulty as the original poster, superdrive is not supported. I have actually a MacBook pro 17" connected to a thunderbolt screen. I have all the latest software application and also updays.

I do not use my superdrive extremely often, but just acquired an excellent new CD I want to import.

I tried the terminal window sudo nvram boot as provided over, it is returning the complying with error:

nvram: Error establishing variable - "boot-args": (iokit/common) general error

I"ve tried refounding my computer, utilizing USB ports on the display screen and also the lapheight. Same results. I currently have a nice superdrive I can"t seem to gain to work-related.

Aid is super appreciated!


Hey Tex, Did you ever before gain an excellent occupational around for your USB superdrive. I get the exact same error you stated below in the terminal home window and I tried it a couple various ways but still no luck. Cant think my wife"s Samsung usb drive works fine on my mac however cant obtain the vr-tab-quebec.com to work.

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I sure haven"t obtained it to work-related TJAX. I"ve offered up. My daughter has an older Mac Air I supplied to import the files. Then offered a USB drive to move the papers to my iTunes folder. Rather sad I have to go that path, isn"t it? But then I expect I bear duty for editing my computer seeing as it did ship through a CD/DVD player and determined to modify that configuration myself. Someexactly how that led to it to not desire to play nice any longer via an vr-tab-quebec.com external CD/DVD player.

I am pondering trying other CD/DVD players (non-vr-tab-quebec.com) to watch if they job-related via this lappeak. I"m largely hoping, though, for a new Mac Pro to be released. I"ve been saving up several years for the next iteration of that to appear, need to vr-tab-quebec.com decide to proceed in the power user category. I"m not sure they are going to though, seems they are even more a consumer firm now (and also a good one at that), however exactly how knows? After they dropped Aperture once I constructed my entirety photography every little thing around that, I don"t trust they will execute anypoint for long. Once burned, twice shy.