You will need this info in the next step. Share Email Twitter Facebook Google. Most stores will accept returns of software if it has not been opened at all. Now from a Finder window click on the Go menu and select Network. This will be different depending on what kind of computer you use as the source optical drive. If you’ve purchased one of Apple’s inch Retina MacBooks, take heed: This is the simplest solution, but will cost more money.

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So we bought the boxed disc and just used the serial number to activate the trial version downloaded from Adobe. Staples had it for much less than Adobe did.

Open System Preferences from the Apple Menu. Now from a Finder window click on the Go menu and select Network. So the path would be:. Back on the MacBook Air, open Finder.

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So in the server address you type the following:. Click OK and then OK again and the drive is now shared.

So you have to resort to one of the following means to get your programs installed. Now right click on the folder and choose Get Info. You can now use it as if it was attached to your computer.

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Choose Share With and then Advanced Sharing from the fly out menu. Lg portable super multi drive gp08nu6b result drkve the above steps mean you will have your MacBook Air software on something other than just optical discs.

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Backup means it has at least two different copies on at least two different storage media and in at least two different locations. They have two separate downloads — one as a trial version and one is a full version that can lg portable super multi drive gp08nu6b be accessed after paying the company. This will be different depending on what kind lg portable super multi drive gp08nu6b computer you use as the source optical drive. Find a good online backup solution like Carbonite or DropBox and put gp08nu6 files there.

Buying directly can sometimes cost more, but could be worth mulit few more dollars for the convenience of having a download to deal with.

Look at the web site for the company that makes the software you wish to install and see if this is possible. Obviously, lg portable super multi drive gp08nu6b is the simplest solution if you have Internet access and can find the software.

Another option is to get a more generic drive that can be used on lg portable super multi drive gp08nu6b a Windows and Mac. If you’ve purchased one of Apple’s inch Retina MacBooks, take heed: Click on New Image to make a new image. It connects via single USB port and gets its power via the same cable it connects with. Many applications that can be purchased on CD can also be downloaded.

Today, Apple updated its most portable MacBook ever with a spec bump and a press…. After a few days of use we felt like it was a good solution for image editing and purchased a copy during the recent Black Friday deals. Enter the name and size from the previous step. As you can see from the dialog box my computer is named Lenovo and I gave my D drive the shared name optical. Now open the Disk Utility. If the box has been opened you are stuck.

It may not be the fastest or best drive. This is the simplest solution, but will cost more money. Then put them on a good backup hard drive or flash drive as well. You can open it from there and install the software that way.

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