GrannyA 20:45 28 Aug 2010

Now that I've got my Netbook I understand I need a DVD player /writer in order to put certain software onto it. Now find I'm lost in a techi world again. Went to Comet and nice young man showed me a few but recommended one that he said used all formats of DVD, which I understood to be a good idea (even if I din't know what he meant!). I would like one that would also play DVD's and /or CD's. Ids this possibel and what would anyone suggest I buy that isn't too expensive.

  lotvic 23:37 28 Aug 2010

I just use an old one that I took out of a Desktop computer and plugged it into the Netbook USB with a connector cable 'USB2 to IDE/SATA'
Cable cost about a fiver if I remember right.

  tullie 04:27 29 Aug 2010

If you buy a dvd writer,it will play dvd and cd.I think i bought mine for about £30.

  lotvic 15:43 29 Aug 2010

In google enter
external dvd drive for netbook
and you will learn all about them

  GrannyA 09:06 30 Aug 2010

I have as suggested Googled DVD drives and feel easier buying one. Hoped to find one on eBay but no luck!
Thanks again for the help.

  peter99co 21:29 31 Aug 2010

Maplin may have what you need. Worth a look on their website.

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