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Own a Dell Inspiron 9400 notebook in 2006. CD burner doesn't work - skips. Can I get an external CD/DVR RW?

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In short, yes you can. A USB external drive will set you back about £30.00, however, if you look on ebay, you will probably get a replacement DVDRW for about half the cost

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No it is quite a simple change, but like anything electronic you should work carefully.

The drive is held in the laptop with a few small screws. Once you remove the screws...the drive slides out. In the space you can then slide in the BlueRay or HDDVD or whatever you wish to replace the present drive with.

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