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Enable the "Apple MacBook Air SuperDrive" on any Mac
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "">
<plist version="1.0">
<key>Kernel Flags</key>

Save this file to /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/

This will enable the Apple MacBook Air SuperDrive on more Macs than just the MacBook Air and Mac Mini.

For more details, see: (he came up with this, not me)


You may also have lines like these:


in that plist file.


I tried adding those lines in but it won't let me edit and save the file... how am I supposed to get around that?


@samuelslaughter you need to open the .plist with superuser/admin privileges. try:

sudo nano /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/

forgot to mention, that command would be in the, found in Applications/Utilities folder.

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