Can't get remote disc to eject

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by Rhittle, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. Rhittle macrumors newbie

    Jan 2, 2012
    I got my new macbook air but, while trying to download drivers from a printer disc I'm not able to eject the disc. I look at the help files and the internet but the only thing I could find was about setting system preferences to sharing cd dvd drive. Can anyone help?
  2. GekkePrutser, Jan 6, 2012
    Last edited: Jan 6, 2012

    GekkePrutser macrumors 6502a


    Aug 18, 2005
    I assume you're using the external superdrive? Edit: Ooops, I should READ. You should be able to see the disc icon in Finder, and it should have the Eject icon (Horizontal bar + Triangle above it) next to it. Press that and it should work.

    Alternatively, drag the disk icon from your desktop to the trash can (it will turn into an eject icon).

    I've not used the remote disk facility recently but as far as I remember it just shows up as a local one and can be ejected from the Air the same way as normal.

    Alternatively you could turn the Air off so it's no longer shared and eject it from the source machine?
  3. Rhittle thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jan 2, 2012
    Thanks!! It Workwd

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