will my laptop run a external usb 2.0 dvd drive

  leeknight67 16:44 04 Aug 2006

ive just found a LG - REWRITABLE DVD DRIVE at pcworld its a usb 2.0. will my current Packard bell laptop be able to run this?

Cheers Lee

  Taff™ 16:49 04 Aug 2006

Probably USB 2.0 is normally backward compatible with USB 1.0. What model laptop - then we`ll check.

  Taff™ 16:49 04 Aug 2006

Is it an external drive?

  leeknight67 16:50 04 Aug 2006

Packard bell f5277
1GB ram
Intel Celeron


  leeknight67 16:51 04 Aug 2006

yes sorry it is an external drive im looking to get

  leeknight67 17:06 04 Aug 2006

any ideas

  Diodorus Siculus 17:31 04 Aug 2006

It will be fine judging from the specs at click here

  leeknight67 17:32 04 Aug 2006

thankyou very much i am very grateful


  ed-0 17:37 04 Aug 2006

You do have 4 usb2.0 ports on the laptop. click here

  leeknight67 17:52 04 Aug 2006

Yes i do

  Taff™ 08:10 05 Aug 2006

As Diodorus says - It will be fine.

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