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What CD roms are compatible with the thinkpad R30?

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  • sue_jacqueli Oct 03, 2009

    I actual CD rom. The one that is in it right now is FRUp/N 27L4301. There are many on ebay that look like the one that we pulled from the laptop but before we buy we want to make sure that they are compatible. Some say they are compatible with the R30 some don't say anything.

  • Ekse May 11, 2010

    I don't understand the question, any cd rom should work with the unit.

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From the specs it says a DVD-ROM/CD-RW combination drive which means you should be able to play music, dadat and DVD's. You should be able to burn cds also.

If you cannot play these or burn, make sure the disk is not scratched. Try a couple of other disks to make sure the cdrom is working correctly.

Posted on Oct 03, 2009

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    Jennifer DeLaCruz Oct 04, 2009

    I would stick to the description that says it will fit in the model number. The others may be too thick or long too fit.

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If you see your model in this list comment back and we can move forward with getting your issue resolved.

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Hi,
Better to u take external CD drive or DVD and connect it to USB port.


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