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Question: superdrive system error -35

What is system error -35? I"ve tried cleaning the disc and it keeps returning.

MacBook Pro with Retina display, OS X El Capitan (10.11.6), mac superdrive

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Mar 18, 2018 7:19 AM in response to tapper2 In response to tapper2

Good morning tapper2,

Welcome to the Apple Support Communities!

I understand you are seeing error -35 while working with your SuperDrive connected to your MacBook Pro. What are you trying to do with the disc drive? What application are you working in?
In general, an error -35 on a Mac means there may be an issue with the file system on the internal hard drive. If you do not have a Time Machine backup of your computer, now is the time to do that:
How to use Time Machine to back up or restore your Mac
Once you have backed up your important data, try running Disc Utility First Aid on your Mac:
Disk Utility Help - Repair a disk
Although it sounds like the issue is not specific to the SuperDrive, I'll include some general instructions for it below:
Get help with the slot-loading SuperDrive on your Mac computer
tapper2, please reply to this thread with any additional information you can about your MacBook Pro and what application you were using when you saw the error and what the complete error message was. I'll do my best to help!
Take care.

Mar 18, 2018 7:19 AM

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