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MBP with or without super drive?

Is it worth it to buy a MBP without a super drive? [more inside]
posted by simulacra on Feb 4, 2014 - 14 answers

My Macbook with Leopard wants to play in the snow! Rawr!

Upgrading a mid-2008 aluminum macbook from leopard to snow leopard (and eventually on to Lion). The superdrive is broken, and I am trying to boot the OS from a usb drive but having problems. Details inside. [more inside]
posted by Thanquol180 on Nov 18, 2012 - 4 answers

Installing Windows 7 on a MBP with a non-working DVD drive

How can I install Windows 7 (via Boot Camp or rEFIt) from an ISO? I think the Superdrive on my Macbook Pro (10.5.6) is on its last legs, because it ejects almost anything I put in it. (Meaning blank DVDs, and the DVD I burned of the ISO on my Windows XP desktop with ImgBurn). It's not extremely old (I got it refurbished on Christmas 2007), but still old enough to be out of warranty (at least I would think so). What I have available: 1tb My Book Firewire External Hard Drive 4gb 1st gen iPod Nano, that isn't even formatted as an iPod right now, so it's basically just a 4gb USB flash drive. I know I can boot from it if it's set up right, because I've been using it with this [more inside]
posted by N2O1138 on Mar 17, 2009 - 6 answers

Were there any parts left over when you were done?

So how hard is it really to swap out the Superdrive in a MacBook? [more inside]
posted by DandyRandy on Dec 9, 2008 - 10 answers

Discs? Leopard don't need no stinkin' deescs.

The Superdrive on my iMac started acting strange, but I didn't notice at first as I rarely use it. Blank Media means nothing to it, DVDs are foreign and it only (sorta) likes the odd tracks on Audio CDs. Add to this the fact the drive shows up weird in 'About this Mac'... what do I do? [more inside]
posted by aristan on Nov 21, 2008 - 2 answers

SuperDrive icon is super annoying

Why the mystery icon? Should I eat it? [more inside]
posted by BitterOldPunk on Sep 18, 2008 - 8 answers

Where can I get a good deal on a Mac Mini Superdrive?

The CD/DVD drive in this Mini is dead. What's the best place to buy a replacement Mac Mini optical drive? [more inside]
posted by GS1977 on Jan 22, 2008 - 8 answers

MacBook: Literate?

Macfilter: Does the MacBook "combo drive" (as opposed to the "super-drive") read DVD-R and RWs? [more inside]
posted by Goofyy on Dec 6, 2007 - 7 answers

Did I fry my SuperDrive?

Did I fry my SuperDrive? [more inside]
posted by felix betachat on Oct 17, 2006 - 7 answers

iTunes crashes when seeking from one CD track to the next.

iTunes (Mac) crashes when seeking from one CD track to the next. [more inside]
posted by Wolfdog on Jan 25, 2006 - 5 answers

Will iDVD Convert MPEG2? Will It Output VIDEO_TS?

iDVD presales questions [mi] [more inside]
posted by scarabic on Sep 29, 2004 - 3 answers

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