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: ForumNorton Ghost and XP for dummies ForumDummies Question: DirecTV Series 2 ForumWireless Network Security for Dummies , Please ForumAMD and Intel. You got Questions, we got Answers . ForumOverclock PC For Dummies - LF: Part Suggestions ForumHow to fix windows xp corrupt for dummies ForumUSB 3.0 Backwards compatibility for dummies ForumIntel vs AMD for dummies ? ForumDaisy Chaining for Dummies Forumscanning negs and prints for dummies ForumDM Genie For Dummies Forumprint servers for dummies ForumBluetooth for dummies sites? ForumNo one has been able to answer this straightforward question ForumWhat is overcloacking and how to do it? ForumGetting past administrative password ForumIs It Possible To Make A Generic Image For Any Computer? ForumBest Antivirus for XP? ForumFor you firefox guru's... ForumNeed For Speed Carbon often crash More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !