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May 27, 2008, 03:12 PM
I bought leopard family pack to update the operating system on my intel macbook and g4 733 tower, the problem being that my tower does not have a dvd drive. Is there anyway to use the macbook as an external dvd drive to install leopard which is currently running 10.3.9?

May 27, 2008, 05:49 PM
yes, put your MacBook in target disk mode, pressing "T" during startup. The MacBook acts then as external DVD drive and. You must only connect the two computers with a Firewire cable.

May 28, 2008, 12:53 AM
Thanks, that worked but unfortunately the processor for my 733 tower is to slow for leopard. Looks like I will have to upgrade.