advice needed on DVD RW

  sunny staines 20:52 27 Jul 2008

Looking for a new DVD RW for the desktop but need one that runs well in vista and if poss has some decent oem software thrown in.

a lot of players do not have vista listed as being compatible, and more makes do not say either way, already.

anyone got one with vista they are impressed with?

  Stuartli 21:20 27 Jul 2008

Apart from the basic Windows optical drive driver, the functions of a rewriter are controlled by software such as Nero.

That is why such software is regularly updated to accommodate newer models.

  jimv7 10:14 28 Jul 2008

From SVP, Pioneer click here

Nero 7 £2.98 click here_(oem)_5541

Nero 8 £.49 click here_(oem)_55578

  GaT7 12:59 28 Jul 2008

Only £10 delivered from Play click here - NEC Optiarc AD 7173A DVD-RW 18x/18x/12x Internal IDE Bare Drive with LabelFlash Technology / Beige.

If above drive comes with no software, there are many decent free ones out there. Or, if you'd like Nero...

Search for Nero 7, 8 on eBay: click here

Cheapest buy-it-now click here. G

  sunny staines 16:02 28 Jul 2008

jimv7 and Crossbow7

thanks for the links.

  sunny staines 13:28 30 Jul 2008


ordered a new one from svp and nero8 oem.did a web order but svp never answer the phone are they ok

  GaT7 18:42 30 Jul 2008

Yes, SVP are fine. Have ordered from them on a number of occasions - no problems at all. G

  sunny staines 10:37 31 Jul 2008



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