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Sep 13, 2007
  1. leonheart_a
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    i need a dvd burner, and i dont know or have the tools to open my PC up and put it in.i looked around for an easier way without opening my PC up and i found this:

    http://www.amazon.com/Drive-5-25-USB-Case-...l/dp/B000067SPQ

    if i buy this how do i actually put the burner in?

    thanks

    oh and if anyone can find this kinda thing cheap in the UK i'll appreciate it [​IMG]
     
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    You open it up and connect the drive on the cables onside the box.
    Then screw it back together and plug the beast in your USB port [​IMG]
     
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    thanks but is there like anyway you plug it in?i saw the insides but it looks so confusing [​IMG]
     
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    Inside there will be cable for power and one for the data, you can't really mess it up. To be honest the procedure is exactly the same as installing a drive inside a PC i.e. opening the case up, screw the drive in, connect power cable and data cable and you're done. The only tools you need is a philips screwdriver! [​IMG]

    Anyways if that's too complicated then why not just buy a whole external drive premade? e.g. http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/127441
     
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    Darkforce is right. Open your pc, pay attention to how the current disc drive is attached and simply replace it.

    Installing a dvd drive really is one of the easiest jobs you can do. It will be a good first step in learning how to upgrade your pc [​IMG]
     
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    I think he will have to take caution of Master/slave/cable select state of the drive if he install it inside the PC.
     
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    thanks for the replies!, im looking into it more and im just reading through how to install it.thanks for the help!

    EDIT:just wanna know, will any of these burners be able to burn wii discs with no prblem? has anyone else had problems with any of these?:

    http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/cat/CD---DVD-Driv...External-Drives

    thanks again guys you freaking rock!
     

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