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MacMini no longer recognizes blank DVD-R's

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How to create autorun menu for DVD content for both Windows and MacOS?

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Is the Region Code setting a property of the external DVD drive or the OS?

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Backup DVD to External Harddrive on Mac

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Using those mini CDs in a MacBook Pro aluminium - is the media going to be “lost” inside the Mac?

Can I use this on a MacBook Pro (aluminium unibody from 2010)?
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I bought a MacBook Pro, unfortunately I lost the DVD that came with it. Where can I get a new one?
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How can I create an ISO image from a dvd with my Mac?

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create image of Mac OS X install DVD so that the installation is possible without DVD driver

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Disabling the Driver Region on a Mac

So, this is the first time I try to watch a DVD disc on my (new) Mac and I wonder if I can keep it as fresh-new by not choosing any region and just play discs from anywhere. I understand the media ...
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Following on from this question: Can Apple Macintosh computers boot from a USB volume? Can I use any USB 2.0 DVD drive to boot a Mac from? I had a look around my local PC World today and only ...
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How can I make my iMac search for a Remote Discs (as though it were a MacBook Air)?

How do you enable "DVD or CD Sharing" remote discs on a Mac with a built-in optical drive? I don't mean offering discs (which is done via the System Preferences GUI), I mean, discovering them.
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MacMini spits out a blank DVD

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What is the equivalent of /etc/media of Linux in a Mac? In other words, what is the filesystem path of a mounted CD/DVD in a Mac?
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I began trying to backup my dvd collection to an external hard drive. I do this my making disk images(.iso) from the dvds. To do this I use disk utility > new image > save as dvd/cd master. Started ...
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I began trying to backup my dvd collection to an external hard drive. I do this my making disk images(.iso) from the dvds. To do this I use disk utility > new image > save as dvd/cd master. Started ...
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I want to rip a DVD on OS X, but don't know what software to use. Is there free open source software? What is the best software for ripping on OS X?
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Macbook Pro keeps ejecting anything I put into the internal optical drive

My hard disk crashed and I need to reinstall Mac OS X. I restart, insert the installation DVD, press c on the keyboard and the dvd ejects. I've tried different DVDs, even CDs. It's a Macbook Pro from ...