Apple Releases PowerBook G4 Titanium Firmware Update

VersionTracker is reporting that Apple has released a firmware update for the PowerBook G4 Titanium model. The new update, the PowerBook G4 DVD-ROM 1.2, reportedly improves the laptopis handling of optical media by updating the DVD-ROM drives firmware. According to VersionTracker:

The PowerBook G4 Titanium DVD-ROM Update improves support for the insertion and mounting of optical media. The DVD-ROM Update places new firmware on the Apple DVD-ROM drive installed in PowerBook G4 Titanium computers.

Updating Your DVD-ROM Firmware
To update the firmware on your DVD-ROM drive, follow these steps:

  • Make sure your PowerBookis power cord is connected and plugged into a working power source.
  • Save all open documents and quit all applications.
  • If a disc is in the DVD-ROM drive, eject it by dragging its icon to the Trash.
  • Open the DVD-ROM Update application by double-clicking the icon.
  • When you see the opening dialog box, click Continue to update the drive firmware.
  • Once the firmware is updated, the Update application quits. Restart your computer.

You can find more information, including download links, at the VersionTracker Web site.