DO I need CD drive? Tags: DVD Drives CD-Rom CD Drives Storage Last response: January 10, 2011 11:30 PM in Storage Share thinsos January 10, 2011 6:45:52 PM Is it necessary to buy a CD drive for my new machine? it seems that DvD drives run both, and I haven't used an actual CD in ages on my current machine, but is there some hidden reason to buy a CD drive as well? More about : drive tecmo34 a c 143 G Storage January 10, 2011 9:51:09 PM No need to buy a CD Drive... All current DVD or Blu-Ray drivers meet all the requirements need for a CD. I would just recommend buying at least a DVD Burner drive, so you can burn CD's & DVD's. pjmelect a b G Storage January 10, 2011 11:30:11 PM Have you tried this Microsoft web page? Click on the run now button. http://support.microsoft.com/mats/cd_dvd_drive_problems Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Need a replacement for CD -RW/DVD drive for Toshiba Satellite Forum Upgrading cd /dvd drive , need help finding motherboard specs. Forum What cords do I need to plug in my CD Drive ? Forum First Build - need a cd /dvd drive - also wondering about Blue-Ray Forum Does the CD /DVD drive plug need to be SATA 0? Forum Need to install 95 on a laptop with no cd drive Forum Brand new computer and my cd rom drive wont work Forum Replace cd /dvd drive Forum Forget cd drive bsswerd Forum Cd drive not present anymore Forum Cd drive doesn\'t read all audio cds Forum DVD drive and cd drive is not detected! Forum Cant install XP, XP CD dont see my SATA drive . Need help! Forum CD drive listed as disk drive ? Forum Dvd drive not reading any dvd or cd Forum CD /DVD Drive device driver missing (Windows 7) Forum Samsung 840 Pro or OCZ Vertex Forum Need easy & inexpensive network drive back-up solution Forum [Solved] Need help on selecting a new hard drive. Forum [Solved] W7 won't detect drive, need to recover files Please Help! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !