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 SolvedDVD drive broken, is there a way to install a 2 disk game using a USB drive? Forum SolvedFormat a drive and install a Linux OS without using a CD/DVD or USB Forum Solvedinstalling win 7 using external dvd ROM connected using USB. Cannot boot. Forum SolvedGloFlex Home drive doesn't connect using USB/ATA connector on Win 7 Forum If you install dosbox, can you drive a printer using USB connection? Forum How to connect sata dvd drive to usb Forum Solvedusb keyboard not connecting using ps/2 adapter Forum SolvedInstalling an OS on a USB DVD Drive? Forum How to connect laptop-style slim DVD drive to IDE or USB p.. Forum Using audio cable for DVD Drive connected to motherboard Forum SolvedPC with no CD/DVD drive won't boot from bootable usb. Forum Connect old hard drive using usb connector but now some of of the users are inac Forum SolvedCan I install ubuntu from a dvd using a compact disc drive? Forum SolvedUsing a laptop DVD Drive for a Desktop PC? Forum SolvedIs connecting an Internal Floppy drive to a USB or SATA header possible? Forum SolvedCannot boot Any OS on new build using usb or dvd Forum Solvedinstalled new HDD on my laptop, not picking up DVD drive or usb stick Forum Create bootable usb (os X 10.6) from dvd installation discs using windows 7 computer Forum SolvedNewly built system. Can't boot from DvD or USB drive! NEED HELP ASAP! Forum SolvedUsing a Thunderbolt/USB drive as a boot partition Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !