Connecting dvd drive using usb Tags: DVD Writers Laptops SATA Desktops USB DVD Drives Storage Last response: April 13, 2010 9:23 AM in Storage Share ComputerNewbie97 April 13, 2010 8:45:53 AM Hi, just wondering if I could connect a internal desktop dvd drive (SATA) to a laptop using usb, like a SATA to usb converter and then use that as a dvd drive. PS:This is my first post+I'm only 12 and I've never worked with a desktop in my life only laptops. More about : connecting dvd drive usb Anonymous a b D Laptop a b G Storage April 13, 2010 8:47:37 AM Yes you can -- though an external drive case might be a more robust solution. ComputerNewbie97 April 13, 2010 9:23:46 AM thanks, I've already found a external case to buy so it's all good Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Windows 7 - Converted Internal DVD Drive showing as USB ATA/ATAPI Forum Make usb pen/flash drive appear as a dvd to Win 7 Forum WD TV HD Media Player and USB DVD drive Forum How can i play a dvd on my asus notebook using an external cd disc drive as it w Forum Trouble getting my M4A87TD/ USB 3 to run DVD drive Forum Connecting from external hard drive ( USB 2.0) to my television HDMI hub Forum Which brands of USB DVD drive can boot my Gateway MX6920 Laptop? Forum How to connect laptop-style slim DVD drive to IDE or USB p.. Forum No ATA connector for my DVD drive on gigabyte 880gm- usb 3 Forum Opinions on USB CD/ DVD Drive "Emulator" device Forum Dimension E520 cd/ dvd driver needed vista install using USB Forum Usb and dvd drive disabled after virus infection in windows xp Forum Max speed of DVD drive ? Converting SATA to USB Forum Best SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum Does this sound like a hard drive issue? Forum How do i install used hard drive Forum Linux error then no more hard drive :( untetectable but spins! Forum SSD Boot Drive (Opinions needed) Forum Replacement hard drive for Sony Vaio VGN-TXN15P Forum 1tb external hard drive extremely slow Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !