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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove tecmo34 Storage Master 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. | Report abuse pjmelect Storage Authority 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 | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>DO I need CD drive?> Related ressources: ForumNeed a replacement for CD -RW/DVD drive for Toshiba Satellite ForumUpgrading cd /dvd drive , need help finding motherboard specs. ForumWhat cords do I need to plug in my CD Drive ? ForumFirst Build - need a cd /dvd drive - also wondering about Blue-Ray ForumDoes the CD /DVD drive plug need to be SATA 0? ForumNeed to install 95 on a laptop with no cd drive ForumBrand new computer and my cd rom drive wont work ForumReplace cd /dvd drive ForumForget cd drive bsswerd ForumCd drive not present anymore ForumCd drive doesn\'t read all audio cds ForumDVD drive and cd drive is not detected! ForumCant install XP, XP CD dont see my SATA drive . Need help! ForumCD drive listed as disk drive ? ForumDvd drive not reading any dvd or cd ForumCD /DVD Drive device driver missing (Windows 7) ForumSamsung 840 Pro or OCZ Vertex ForumNeed 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! More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !