I’m not very good at this stuff, so apologies for any errors. April 28, at Users browsing this forum: Thank you for this extremely helpful and well written instructions, it worked immediately without even a re-start. All works fine and I can log into the machine and run Windows 10 Pro just fine. However I cannot insert a DVD or CD into the Apple Super Drive box – it powered up when I plugged it in, but it seems the internal carriage is sitting in the disc loaded position its slot loading not tray loading and it won’t let me insert a disc. No idea how to fix this?

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I’ve also installed the extensions pack to support USB 3 etc.

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Some Macs do not support SuperDrive without an added nvram command to enable the Superdrive.


February 25, at 9: Superdrrive your email address below: Post the query in Apple forums for better assistance. I Accept Privacy Policy. I have also seen that it is possible with drivers to use a Mac Superdrive on a PC. So here’s what you got to do to make step C happen.

Name – Apple Wihdows. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. Maintaining updated Apple MacBook Air SuperDrive software prevents crashes and maximizes hardware and system performance.

I find this response to be condescending, especially since it’s wrong. It was showing little traffic suprdrive lights for activity too in the bottom edge of the screen.

Does Apple MacBook Air Superdrive to work on any PC?

If I try it normally on the Mac and VB etc is closed, it works fine. For 32bit, if you read through the above, it’s my understanding that as we need the AppleODDInstaller.

Please refer the links mentioned below.

This is related to Windows. In reply to Bocany’s post on September 4, For some reason the Apple Super Drive will not appear or be recognised.

Apple MacBook Air SuperDrive Drivers Download – Update Apple Software

In reply to BegumB’s post on August 28, All works fine and I can log into the machine and run Windows 10 Pro just fine. You might get a “New hardware found” wizard on the guest, that’s normal. BegumB Replied on September 9, Open up Terminal application.


Here’s what’s got to happen, and that goes for all Wundows devices: The question is pertinent to Windows users and the OP was kind enough to post the solution. Using outdated or corrupt Apple MacBook Air SuperDrive drivers can cause system errors, crashes, and cause your computer or hardware to fail.

Install the appropriate drivers for the device, if necessary. Thank you for posting your question in Microsoft Community Forums. It does not work for me to use it as a boot device currently, although a no-name DVD drive will.

How to Use Apple SuperDrive with Windows and PC

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