Posts Tagged ‘local area network’

How to Share an Optical Drive in a Local Network

Monday, April 7th, 2014

In most cases, this trick would generally be more useful in home applications rather than business applications, but it’s still a handy trick none the less.

Most desktop PCs ship with an optical drive, usually either a DVD drive or a Blu-Ray drive while mobile PCs may not always ship with one. Especially tablets, netbooks and other low cost or small form factor devices do not ship with one usually. If you need to access files stored on a DVD, drivers for example, tools, or media then you have two main options to achieve that.