ANSWERS FOR DUMMIES Tags: Drivers Desktops CD-Rom Windows XP Last response: May 5, 2009 7:25 PM in Windows XP Share SANDY_32 May 2, 2009 11:27:17 AM I HAVE A DESKTOP , IT ONLY HAS THE ABILITY TO READ CD, IF I WANTED TO BUY AN EXTERNAL RW DVD THAT PLUGS IN WITH A USB, COULD I AND IT WORK?MY SYSTEM IS A WINDOWS XP VERSION More about : answers dummies n3f0ur May 2, 2009 1:29:48 PM Yes, perfectly so. But I would suggest you get a name brand. Not some generic with little to no driver support. However, write speed won't be as fast as an internal burner. If you're handy with computers, get an internal burner for $30. Post your specs with: http://www.cpuid.com/pcwizard.php 4Ryan6 May 5, 2009 7:25:41 PM And additionally make sure you have a minimum of 512mb system memory, 1g would be even better. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Norton Ghost and XP for dummies Forum Dummies Question: DirecTV Series 2 Forum Wireless Network Security for Dummies , Please Forum AMD and Intel. You got Questions, we got Answers . Forum Overclock PC For Dummies - LF: Part Suggestions Forum How to fix windows xp corrupt for dummies Forum USB 3.0 Backwards compatibility for dummies Forum Intel vs AMD for dummies ? Forum Daisy Chaining for Dummies Forum scanning negs and prints for dummies Forum DM Genie For Dummies Forum print servers for dummies Forum Bluetooth for dummies sites? Forum No one has been able to answer this straightforward question Forum What is overcloacking and how to do it? Forum Getting past administrative password Forum Is It Possible To Make A Generic Image For Any Computer? Forum Best Antivirus for XP? Forum For you firefox guru's... Forum Need For Speed Carbon often crash Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !