This will allow the drive on one system to be accessed via your home network. This option can be set up on a Windows or a Mac system.
The steps to setup and share a Mac optical drive are below. This option is for Mac OS X 10.4.10 and later.
- Open System Preferences
- Open Sharing
- Check the option for DVD or CD Sharing
- Click the lock to save the changes
Double click on the Computer with the shared Optical drive, and then click on connect. The Mac with the shared optical drive may also pop up stating, "Ask me before allowing others to use my DVD drive." Click on "Ask to use". The Mac sharing the optical drive will acknowledge the request with an Accept box.
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