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Hi yo. Im new here
Anyway, I was wondering how much a slot loading iMac CD drive would cost?
And can you give me links to some?
I suck at finding things on the net haha I always buy from the apple store but like.. they dont have slot loading iMac CD drives ugh
mine broke... kids thought it was a cool place for coins
Anyway, uhh... help?
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hmm Ide just buy an external drive. Replacing the internal would be kinda hard.
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I have one... but...
It can't boot from CDs. This makes Mac OS X imposible to install. :-\ Yeh, I'm a Mac OS "9er"
Anyway, any help would be appriciated.
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Cant wait for OS X! I have my Jaguar CDs ready...

Or is there a way to install it without booting from a CD?
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I would call Small Dog Electronics and ask them what they have available. They don't have anything listed on their website, but they are a repair shop, so they probably have what you are looking for.

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Finda buddy with OSX and ask him if you can copy his computer to yours.
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Finda buddy with OSX and ask him if you can copy his computer to yours.
All my friends are PC weenies! :cry:
I found a superdrive, only... it's... ugh... $500... eww... well I'll try SmallDog and post my results.
EDIT: theres a way to install it... but you need 2 macs... GRR!!!
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Yeah. thats what I was thinking

Just buy another mac and keep your kids away from it!
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