remote disk mac

Use the CD or DVD drive from another computer with your

Insert a disc in the optical drive of the computer that’s being shared. The disc should then be available on any Mac that’s connected to the same network. On the Mac that doesn’t have an optical drive, open a Finder window. Select Remote Disc in the Devices section of the sidebar.

Mac OS X: The Remote Disc Feature – The Mac Observer

Mac OS X: The Remote Disc Feature. Turn on DVD or CD Sharing, and if you’re the paranoid type, toggle on the “Ask me before allowing others to use my DVD drive” checkbox. From then on, whatever disc is in that drive will be accessible on your network from any Remote Disc–compatible machines (which are models that didn’t ship with a drive themselves).

lion – How do I make use of the remote disc icon in the

Remote Disc is a way for Macs without optical drives (Air, mini) to access another computers optical drive over a network. So you can put a disc in another Mac or Windows PC and read it on your mini.

How to use Remote Disc in Mavericks | iMore

First of all, you need to have a computer – a Mac with OS X 10.4.11 or later, or a Windows PC running Windows XP SP2 or later – running on the same local area network as your Mac. It can be on Wi-Fi or Ethernet, doesn’t matter. There are some limitations to be …

Enable Remote Disc (Drive Sharing) On Any Mac 17

Enable Remote Disc (Drive Sharing) On Any Mac 17. Trick. If your Superdrive or disk drive is on the way out (I think mine is) it can be a real pain to change it, especially if its locked inside a MacBook or MacBook Pro. I personally use my disk drive about twice a year.

Use External CD Drive from Another Computer on Mac

Part 3. Access Remote Disc from Mac. Step 1. Open Finder. Step 2. Find the Remote Disc under Devices. Step 3. See an icon for computer sharing its optical drive. If “Ask me before allowing” is on the host computer, click on “Ask to use”. Step 4.The host computer can accept or reject the request. Step 5.

CD & DVD Sharing With Remote Disc – The Instructional

A History of Remote Disc. When the original MacBook Air launched in 2008, it was the first Mac in over a decade designed without a built-in optical drive. Although the launch was only six years ago, neither the App Store or Mac App Store existed, and software was …

remote disc – Apple Community

Feb 13, 2012 · i have a mac and a pc. my macs cd dvd drive does not work so i set up remote disc with my pc and mac. i turned it on on both computers. i put the disc in my pc and nohing showed up in my macs menu. no cd. no remote disc menu. the disc does not show up in the mac. please help! my mac is running mac os x 10.4.11 and my pc is running windows 7. i really need the remote disc to update my mac…

First off, backup any data off your machine to a external drive and disconnect all drives before continuing. Standard warning. Next perhaps use Cabon Copy Cloner to clone your entire 10.4 drive to a another blank external drive, the drive has to be formatted the same as the 10.4 Check with CCC/Disk Utility as I forget what the old 10.4 formatting was, Apple Partition Map or something.

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