Can I use an external usb super drive on my iMac 10.6.8 ?

Can I use an external USB SuperDrive on my 10.6.8 iMac the internal drive is not working at all? Thank you.

DrGerega wrote:
Can I use an external USB SuperDrive on my 10.6.8 iMac the internal drive is not working at all? Thank you.
The answer is no unless you are willing to modify a system file.  See this article.  Read the entire thing and the comments before deciding if it is the route for you.
If it were me I'd go with Shootist's advice and get another brand--for the reasons he stated.
I have a SuperDrive that I use with my 2012 MBA but with my late-2012 27" iMac, which does not have an internal CD/DVD drive and therefore will work with the SuperDrive, I use a 3rd party that is both faster and cheaper than the SuperDrive.

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