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cd drive replace/best buy

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by billiards » Fri Oct 01, 2010 4:04 pm

need help on selection of external cd to replace dead internal drive....my concern is as i am about to replace and upgrade hard drive will need to reinstall ms xp from recovery disks and have found my cd drive doesnt work....soooooo need some advice on best purchase to cover some simple cd needs ....an old laptop but i use it mostly just for email and info in general....pcg r505dl....help,  jack
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by NiteHawk » Sat Oct 02, 2010 2:39 am

External CD drives have mostly been replaced by CD/DVD.  E-bay would be your best source for external CD drives.  Recommendation for external CD/DVD drive can be found here.

Make sure your laptop bios will allow booting from an external device.
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