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Mbox 2 and new macbook pro

Hi i got a new mac book pro and m box 2 the other day and ive had various problems. When i first instlled my m box 2 and protools software it worked fine. i then installed the ignitionpack 2 that came with pro tools and pro tools wouldnt open. i then uninstalled protools completely and all of the plug ins and tryied installing just pro tools again. but my Mbox isnt being found by my mac. the m box is on but the s/pdif light and the usb light are not. Only the mic line lights are on. when i try and install protools it tells me the mbox carnt be found. i have tried different usb cables ect but nothing seems to work. been trying to fix the problem for 4 days but just dont have a clue, really need help! cheers alex

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  • raradilm Dec 22, 2008

    Loaded protools will not find m box2?

  • snow2640 Jan 03, 2009

    same problem exactly! no usb , firmware updater wont connect either!

  • jlashaw Jan 17, 2009

    Mine was working fine untill I installed the Mbox 2 Firmware updater and my macbook won't let me delete it. No uninstall function can be detected for this application either.

  • Anonymous Feb 03, 2009

    i have same issue.  i had a power book g4 and my m-box worked perfectly.. i just got a mac book pro and protools is not seeing the m-box. HELP!

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2009

    I've installed ProTools LE 7.0 on my MacBook, but my MacBook won't recognize my Mbox 2. The LED light just won't illuminate. I have the same protools on my PC, and the MBox works fine on that computer.

  • Anonymous May 20, 2009

    same problem.  PT 7 on new macbook pro, install fine... no LED on mbox2.  BS.



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My Mbox isnt being found by my mac. when i try and install protools it tells me the mbox carnt be found. i have tried different usb cables ect but nothing seems to work.

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