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Install a roxio cd into my laptop

I have roxio easy media creator suite 9 and am trying to install it onto my laptop my laptop doesnt recognize that a cd is there

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You need a replacement CD drive most likely.

The 5300 can be swapped for almost any generic laptop optical drive. I would pick one up from directron.com or geeks.com they have new drives cheap.

Then just unscrew the plastic mounting rails attached to the side and back of the drive, swap them over to the new drive and go!

Posted on Dec 21, 2007

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Roxio 9, Roxio Creator 9 and Roxio Creator 10 are different animals. Roxio 9 is 3 years old +. It likely will not handle 64bit or Windows 7.
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