Installing a DVD writer

  belmore1 15:55 05 Mar 2006
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I have DVD-ROM and CDRW Drives on my pc.

I plan to install a DVD Writer. Would it be best to install in the DVD-Rom slot or the CDRW.

Would appreciate some advice on this.

  SG Atlantis® 16:01 05 Mar 2006

Which ever...

The benefit of two drives is to prolong the life of each... use one for playing and one for recording.

  pj123 16:07 05 Mar 2006

My personal preference would be: replace the CDRW with the DVD Writer as master and keep the DVD ROM as slave. The DVD Writer will also read and write to CD.

  SG Atlantis® 16:13 05 Mar 2006

My own setup is 2 dvd rewriters.

  surfsteruk 17:28 05 Mar 2006

It'll be better to remove the CD-RW as I'm pretty sure the DVD Writer will be able to write CD-RWs too.

  belmore1 18:14 05 Mar 2006

Thanks for the advice. Will remove the CDRW and replace with the DVD writer.

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