When it came time to install (copy) 10.7.4 to my upgraded 2.16 Ghz Core mini, I created a new partition to clone the 10.7.4 disk image onto.My original install of 10.6.8 is intact and can be booted into anytime for emergency if the 10.7.4 install ever stops working.Apple, DVD Studio Pro, e Mac, i Book, i DVD, i Mac, i Movie, i Photo, i Tunes, Mac, Mac Book, Mac Book Pro, Mac Pro, Power Mac, Power Book and Super Drive are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U. Listed below are the Optical Drives products we stock.These drives support DVD & CD for data/playback and allow writing (burning) of discs for backup, data sharing, even for Audio, Video, Photo discs that can be played / watched in standard DVD/CD players.OWC offers the latest Reader/Writer options that provide upgrade / replacement of your current optical drive for higher performance and additional capabilities.Your online video gave me the confidence to replace the drive myself.
If there's an easier way (installer check edit, etc) send a note. (Several reports below have notes on OS X Lion with C2D updated 2006-08 Minis.
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Super Drive* and Super-Multi Drive DVD/CD Reader & Writers are standard in most computers today.
(FYI: This page covers 2006-2008 Mac Mini models with socketed CPUs.
(CPUs in 2009 and later Mac Mini models are soldered to the motherboard.) Sponsor OWC has Mac mini upgrades (ram, drives, etc.) and take-apart guide videos for 2006-2008 Minis and later models.