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Best External CD/DVD Burner(s) if Running Windows XP?

by glenn.hall / January 23, 2009 2:27 AM PST

Which external CD/DVD burner(s) would you recommend as best (especially when working with used CDs and DVDs) to create quality DVD+/-R DL, DVD+/-R, DVD+/-RW, CD-R, and CD-RW's if my laptop's running Windows XP. Thank you!

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Explain in detail about "used CDs and DVD"
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 23, 2009 2:49 AM PST

We can't reuse such things so what's the full story.

-> I like the HP external drives for this area.
Bob

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By "used" I mean the original CD or DVD may be scratched
by glenn.hall / January 23, 2009 2:55 AM PST

Thank you.

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No winners I fear.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 23, 2009 3:07 AM PST

Scratched or dinged media is going to be iffy. I find a new drive is your best hope to clone the media but nothing out there is designed to get over poor handling.
Bob

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(NT) Best External CD/DVD Burner(s) if Running Windows XP?
by jogi lau / June 21, 2010 8:38 AM PDT
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