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: ForumWindows 7 - Converted Internal DVD Drive showing as USB ATA/ATAPI ForumMake usb pen/flash drive appear as a dvd to Win 7 ForumWD TV HD Media Player and USB DVD drive ForumHow can i play a dvd on my asus notebook using an external cd disc drive as it w ForumTrouble getting my M4A87TD/ USB 3 to run DVD drive ForumConnecting from external hard drive ( USB 2.0) to my television HDMI hub ForumWhich brands of USB DVD drive can boot my Gateway MX6920 Laptop? ForumHow to connect laptop-style slim DVD drive to IDE or USB p.. ForumNo ATA connector for my DVD drive on gigabyte 880gm- usb 3 ForumOpinions on USB CD/ DVD Drive "Emulator" device ForumDimension E520 cd/ dvd driver needed vista install using USB ForumUsb and dvd drive disabled after virus infection in windows xp ForumMax speed of DVD drive ? Converting SATA to USB ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumDoes this sound like a hard drive issue? ForumHow do i install used hard drive ForumLinux error then no more hard drive :( untetectable but spins! ForumSSD Boot Drive (Opinions needed) ForumReplacement hard drive for Sony Vaio VGN-TXN15P Forum1tb external hard drive extremely slow More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !