I can’t use my remote DVD in Macbook Air.

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Dear All,

Recently I've purchased an Apple MacBook Air. As you know that, MacBook Air has no Optical drive, but it has an option for remote DVD. So, I've tried using remote DVD. I inserted a disk in another Macintosh computer and turned on my Airport connections and tried to connect with another Mac, but it's not working. Is there any solution? Please help me. Thanks.

Chowdhury

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Answered By 0 points N/A #91099

I can’t use my remote DVD in Macbook Air.

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Hi Chowdhury,

Now most of the applications require an optical drive. Apple introduced a feature which is called Remote Disk.  By this you can borrow a CD/DVD drive from another network computer. If you are using Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later then could you please follow the these steps:

First open System Preference from down your Dock After selecting dock you will find Sharing, in sharing pane you have to choose DVD or CD sharing. Once you enabled DVD or CD sharing then you has to launch Finder. After launching Finder you will find Remote Disk; select Remote Disk. There you are all set. Cheers.

Afroz

Answered By 310 points N/A #91100

I can’t use my remote DVD in Macbook Air.

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Thanks for your solutions. I’ve tried and now able to access from my Mac, but I don't want to allow others to use my DVD drive. Is it possible? Thanks.

Chowdhury
Answered By 0 points N/A #91101

I can’t use my remote DVD in Macbook Air.

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Yes, you can do it. But then you have to set it up again because from the beginning of set up, your Remote Disk on your MacBook air. When you select the DVD or CD sharing from the Sharing menu, you can select the option to ask me before allowing others to use my DVD drive.

Regards,

Maruf

Answered By 310 points N/A #91102

I can’t use my remote DVD in Macbook Air.

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Yes, now it's working. I just followed your instruction. I've set it up again and selected the option,  'Ask me before allowing others to use my DVD drive'. Thanks for your quick response.

 
Regards,
 
Chowdhury
Answered By 0 points N/A #91103

I can’t use my remote DVD in Macbook Air.

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Excellent, Now you are ready to go and one more information please do update your OS otherwise you might in future you face problem to use it. Cheers.

Maruf

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Answered By 0 points N/A #91104

I can’t use my remote DVD in Macbook Air.

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Hello there,

To setup Remote DVD in your MacBook air is very easy and simple. What you have to do is, just download the DVD or CD sharing Setup Update for Mac and then install it in your computer. Be sure you are wireless is connected and you OS is up to date. After installing select the checkbox for DVD or CD. There you are all set. Cheers.

Afroz

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