external cd-rom drive as main drive?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by obatala, Apr 13, 2006.

  1. obatala macrumors newbie

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    Mar 27, 2006
    #1
    hi everyone,
    i use a iMac 400 to surf the net. the dvd drive does not work proper again and i can´t install anything from a cd-rom. how can i read cd-roms or even dvd´s from an external drive? better: how can i make an external fw cd-rom-drive/burner to my main?
    my 2. q: can i install mac os 10.3 on an imac? i am running 10.2.8 allready.
    sorry for this nubee questions!!!!
    thanx very much & peace.
    obatala
     
  2. obatala thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Mar 27, 2006
    #3
    thanx for the quick reply!
    burning is no problem with external burner. i just cant read cd-roms etc with it.
     

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