are all laptop optical drive sthe same ?

  iqs 10:56 24 Jul 2010


I have a compaq laptop which has a faulty DVDRW.
The connection is IDE,so will any make of internal laptop DVDRW fit my model ?


  iqs 16:33 24 Jul 2010


Thank you for the advice and link.
I am currently watching a DVD RW on ebay,which was from the same model as mine.
Hopefully it will suffice,if not ,I will try the company recommended via Miké

Thanks again to you both

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