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Old 03-12-2006, 11:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Using a laptop CD Drive on a desktop

Hi Everybody,
As the topic suggests, i am wondering weather there is some way to use a laptop CD Drive in a desktop. is there somkind of converter to hook the slimline CD drive up to an IDE cable? I've seen things for harddrives but not CD Drives.
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As cheap as CD drives are these days, I'd go mow a lawn and buy a new drive.

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there are some laptop IDE adapters they make for laptop hard drives...

But i am pretty sure that most laptop optical drives are a proprietary bus interface.
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