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hasteveha hasteveha is offline
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Default Which external dvd drive will enable booting from disc? - 02-20-2009, 08:18 PM

I bought the dell iomax external drive from dell with my dell mini, it sucks,it won't boot up from disc,it will run in windows,but will not boot. Which drives have you guys used will work? Do you have a listing on newegg for it?

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Default Re: Which external dvd drive will enable booting from disc? - 02-20-2009, 08:54 PM

This is the one I have... It's LG, a bit pricey, but works a charm and it boots..!! haha..

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827136156


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Default Re: Which external dvd drive will enable booting from disc? - 02-21-2009, 07:32 AM

the problem with the iomagic drive that you get from dell is that it has a poor usb cable.

Get a real heavy duty one and it'll be fine. ( I used the one I have for my old sony dvd burner)


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Default Re: Which external dvd drive will enable booting from disc? - 02-23-2009, 08:57 AM

Thanks for the tip. I am going to ship back the iomax dell one,and get the samsung one.The build quality of the iomax is just cheap


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Default Re: Which external dvd drive will enable booting from disc? - 02-23-2009, 01:41 PM

did u change the boot order in the BIOS?


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Default Re: Which external dvd drive will enable booting from disc? - 02-24-2009, 12:44 PM

i believe xbox360 hddvd drive will too
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