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What determines whether I can install a new DVD drive or not?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Captain_Kash, Jan 3, 2006.

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  1. Captain_Kash

    Captain_Kash Thread Starter

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    I believe my HP has a second drive that's not in use. How can I know whether I can or cannot install a DVD burner, etc.? I'd like to do that.

    Also, how easy is it to do this? Thanks.
     
  2. Old Rich

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    You need an open connector on the ide cable and a open space to physically mount the drive , , the HP support siet likely has help on replaceing parts
     
  3. JohnWill

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    If this is a desktop with standard sized drive bays, it should be a piece of cake. :)
     
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