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Archived - About the Migration and DVD/CD Sharing Update

The Migration and DVD/CD Sharing Update provides enhanced customization capabilities and improved performance for migration over FireWire, Ethernet, and wireless networks.

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This update includes the previously-released "DVD or CD Sharing Setup Update 1.0" update to allow the computer it is installed on to act as an optical drive "host" for MacBook Air computers.

For Mac OS X 10.4.11, this update installs:

  • Migration Assistant 1.0.6
  • Mac OS X Remote Install 1.1 (located in /Applications/Utilities)
  • DVD or CD Sharing (located in the Sharing System preferences panel)

For Mac OS X 10.5.5, this update installs:

  • Migration Assistant 1.2.3
  • Mac OS X Remote Install 1.1 (located in /Applications/Utilities)
  • DVD or CD Sharing (located in the Sharing System preferences panel)

To determine the version of an installed application:

  1. Select the application's icon in the Finder.
  2. Choose Get Info from the File menu.
  3. Toggle the General Information disclosure triangle to see the version information.

Additional Information

For more information about using MacBook Air Remote Install Mac OS X, see this article. For more information about MacBook Air DVD or CD Sharing, see this article.

Note: To migrate over Ethernet or a wireless network, the destination computer must be running Mac OS X 10.5 or later.

Last Modified: Jul 2, 2012
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