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Replacement DVD-ROM door stuck close would like to replace the unit, what would be a good unit to replace it with Thank you billabob

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    Dan rogers May 11, 2010

    what exactly are you asking? Do you want to go with blue ray or just a cd burner or are you asking for a reccomendation for a dvd rom?

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Any 3.5 drive should work its all up to your tastes... really computers arent that picky when it comes to most drives... in fact most drives are just plug and play.

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