Do DVD/CD burners also read DVD/CDs? Tags: DVD Writers DVD Burner CD-Rom Storage Product Last response: December 27, 2009 7:11 PM in Storage Share nano56 December 27, 2009 6:29:21 PM ummm i know this might be a really dumb question, but im just not sure and i dont want to waste my money, so if i get a DVD/CD burner such as http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... will it read CDs and DVDs as well. like for example if i wanted to use it to install a new OS to a computer or install software such as games? or would i have to buy a seperate optical drive for that? More about : dvd burners read dvd cds Anonymous a b G Storage December 27, 2009 6:33:42 PM Yes, they read as well as write. nano56 December 27, 2009 6:50:18 PM so i'd be able to install windows 7 with that one i have linked and install games and programming software for school? Related resources DVD/CD not reading burning DVD/CDs - Forum USB and DVD/CD Burners Won't Read Anything?? - Forum DVD/CD Burners - Forum USB and DVD/CD Burners Won\'t Read Anything?? - Forum Asus Maximus Formula and DVD/CDs - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer JackNaylorPE a c 94 G Storage December 27, 2009 6:53:48 PM yes nano56 December 27, 2009 7:11:07 PM tyvm Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFinally building first PC ForumWindows can't read DVD/CD , Nero can burn them ForumCost of DVD as data storage versus HDD (UK) Forumis a DVD/CD Rom faster at reading then a DVD/CD Burner ? First Build- ForumDVD/CD burner that is Vista 64 bit compatible Forumraid 0 and sata dvd/cd burner ForumDVD/CD Burner not working right ForumNeed Feedback on Optical Drives Setup--2 Drives?, 3 Drives? ForumClueless? What Type of Drive or Drives Setup What Work Best ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumBuying DVD Burner today, please help me I am overwhelmed! ForumAttempted to install CD/DVD now my computer wont start ForumAbout DVD Drive ForumDVD Drive not found ForumDVD adapter cable More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !