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How to make backup of inDesign install disc?

by Steve 1 2 3 / July 28, 2011 1:27 AM PDT

<span style="font-family: Arial; ">I bought inDesign this morning and installed it on my two day old iMac running OS10.6.6 (Snow Leopard). I inserted it in the drive slot, selected it on the Desktop and chose Finder- Burn [title of the install disc]. The finder asked whether I really wanted to copy a blank disc! I feel nervous about not having a backup for such an expensive item (over 700 GBP!)
So, how can I make a workable backup of the install disc?

(I then tried to eject the inDesign disc (by dragging its icon to the Trash) but nothing happened. I then switched the iMac off at the wall plug and on again. The drive tray came out and I got the disc.)

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Put the disc into the Optical slot
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / July 28, 2011 2:43 AM PDT

Launch Disk Utility
You will see the inDesign disk in the left hand panel of Disk Utility, single click it.

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It worked a treat
by Steve 1 2 3 / July 28, 2011 7:38 AM PDT

Thanks. Happy

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Apparently does not make the correct structure
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / July 28, 2011 9:44 AM PDT
In reply to: It worked a treat

for it to be seen by the OS as a CD/DVD

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