How do I Fix the Error Message #0X8002006E When Attempting to Burn a CD?
Error message #0X8002006E is an error message associated with Apple computers, and appears when burning CD-R, DVD-R or data discs on Apple machines running the Mac OS X operating system. The error message is not exclusive to one Apple machine in particular, and requires multiple steps to alleviate the issue.
Restoring PRAM and NVRAM to Default Settings
Shut down the machine experiencing the error message, making sure the machine is completely powered down. Do not unplug the machine.
Restore power to the machine by pressing the power key.
Simultaneously hold down "Option," "Command," "R" and "P." Hold these keys for roughly 10 seconds, or until you hear the "chime" sound indicating a proper restart of the machine. Release the keys.
Burn the CD-R, DVD-R or data disk as normal.
Removing Faulty or Corrupt Preferences
Click the "Users" icon, then click the name of your machine or your individual user name.
Click "Library," then "Preferences."
Find the file "com.apple.finder.plist" and delete it.
Burn a CD-R, DVD-R or data disk as normal.
Tips & Warnings
- Follow the steps in the order they appear for best results. Use new or unused CD-R, DVD-R or data disks only.
- Do not delete or remove any other files from the "Preferences" folder.