Broken Optical Drive/Remote Install Snow Leopard

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by bjmankoff, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. bjmankoff macrumors newbie

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    #1
    Hey everyone,

    My macbook's optical drive doesn't work so I was hoping to find a way to remotely install Snow Leopard. I've got the most recent Leopard update. Any ideas? I could really use that extra six gigs!
     
  2. eman macrumors 6502a

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    #2
    Use another macbook and use firewire target disk mode, this is one way. Also, two macbooks on the same network can share one DVD, turn on DVD sharing (you'll find this in preferences/sharing).
     

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