Found 3rd Jan 2009
Just wondering how people cope without a dvd drive on the netbooks. I've been thinking about buying one but no dvd drive has been holding me back. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

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Just get an external one if its that big of a problem.

For watching films yeah?

You can pick up usb ones for about £30. Personally we just use usb sticks or wireless the network here at home.

lg make a really small and compact one, i think it uses a laptop dvd drive rather than a standard desktop one, it uses the power from the usb socket, the model no is gp08lu10 i bought mine from pc world for about £50.00 which is not too much dearer than a lot of others

Problem is, adding £50 to the price nearly puts you into full-size laptop territory

get an xbox360 HDDVD drive, selling for £27.99 on dvd.co.uk :thumbsup:

buy an external drive. or get a laptop if you want a drive.

Husband Uses A 4gb Usb Stick. He Wanted Something Small He Can Carry And Use On The Train And This Is Perfect. I Agree With Shaz, If You Need A Dvd Get A Laptop.

Just Want To Say It Bugs Me When People Complain Their Netbook Won't Allow Them To Edit Pictures, Play Dvd's Etc. They Were Designed And Sold For A Certain Purpose And These Weren't It.
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