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I need a new dvd writer drive for a phillips x40 laptop. how much will it cost fitted?

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You just need to shop around for a dvd drive for that laptop. I can talk you through installing it when you get one.

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Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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If you need any furter assistance you can mail me at: thumuvikram@rediffmail.com

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