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Transfering my Laptop DVD Drive to my Desktop PC

by Starpluck / January 20, 2009 11:48 PM PST


My laser for my DVD Drive has burned out, it is unable to read DVDs. Anyways, I recently looked online for possible solutions and found out I can transfer a DVD Drive from one of my old computers into the burned out one. So I thought of my TOSHIBA

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Only slightly tricky.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 21, 2009 12:10 AM PST

You would use a laptop to desktop adapter. However this will cost about the same price as a DVDRW drive so must you do this?

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by Starpluck / January 21, 2009 12:16 AM PST
In reply to: Only slightly tricky.

Thanks for the reply, I don't see a point in purchasing a whole new adapter, when I can just go to the shop nearby.

Thanks a lot

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Those adapters are not common enough
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 21, 2009 1:00 AM PST
In reply to: Thanks

To avoid buying them new. That's why I suggest you pick up a 30 buck DVDRW from geeks.com or newegg.com since the adapter should run about that or more.

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