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Old 07-22-2004, 04:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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How will I know if my Cd-rom drive can read DVD disks? Pls dont suggest inserting a DVD disk and trying if it will work.
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Old 07-22-2004, 04:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
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i guess you could check the manufacturer's website, just get the model number of the drive and check the company's database to see the specs.
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Old 07-22-2004, 05:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
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umm... i dont think CD drives can read DVDs.... thats the reason DVD-ROM and DVD-RW drives were made... right...
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Old 07-22-2004, 05:40 AM   #4 (permalink)
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IF CD-ROM can read DVD, then it should be DVD-ROM.
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cd rom cant read dvd you need a dvd rom they only cost about 20 pounds now
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yea.. u can find a DVD-ROM for cheap, when the DVD burners came out.. they went down a good bit.. so u should easily be able to find u a DVD-ROM for cheap
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or u can get a DVD/CDRW combo drive, cheaper than DVDRW.jUts cant burn DVD.
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or u can do that... but u cant copy CDs... so u might just want to get a ... DVD-ROM and a CD-RW (as 2 differ drives)
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