Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Maintaining updated Apple MacBook Air SuperDrive software prevents crashes and maximizes hardware and system performance. Create a USB filter in your guest settings while the device is plugged in the host. April 28, at I have seen things like this:

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I got mine from the 64bit version of Boot Camp, but if you require a 32bit version, that requires Boot Camp 4 which is not the same version I downloaded in my guide.

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Keep us posted if you face any issues related to Windows in future. Click on the magnifying glass, to the right of the Start Menu. If you obfuscate any information requested, I will obfuscate my response. It is likely missing the required drivers and Windows can’t recognize it without them. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number.

The Windows machine recognised the drive in the USB slots. I imagine if you follow my guide, but substitute the version of Boot Camp I used with the correct 32 bit version Boot Camp 4 you should be good to go.


On the other hand there are stories like this: It windos not work for me to use it as a boot device currently, although a no-name DVD drive will.

I have the same question BegumB Replied on September macbook, I have also seen that it is possible with drivers to use a Mac Superdrive on a PC. The same logic applies to using a Windows keyboard on a Macand many other common peripherals that are compatible with both a Mac and PC, even if they require some minor tinkering to get working as intended.

Every post here is constructive except for yours. I find this response to be condescending, especially since it’s wrong.

Bocany Replied on September 4, February 25, at windws You’ll see a list of devices. He is a lifelong computer geek and loves everything related to computers, software, and new technology.

How to Use Apple SuperDrive with Windows and PC

February 25, at August 18, at The instructions below can probably be modified to work with a native windows installation as well. You cannot appreciate how much of a help this is Thank you. Let it start completely. Macbook suggestions would be extremely welcome as I cannot do the very thing I wanted to do.


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Google [Bot] and 12 guests. Here’s what’s got to happen, and that goes for all USB devices: Once the drivers are installed properly in Windows, the Apple SuperDrive should accept discs, read, write, and eject them as expected, just mcbook it does on the Mac. It was showing little traffic indicator lights for activity too in the bottom edge of the screen. If yes, steps A.