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- Cd Rom Drive on Acer Aspire 1800
November 12, 2006, 8:05 pm
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Re: Cd Rom Drive on Acer Aspire 1800
is usually not a problem with one exception: Some of the major OEMs use
drives that are custom configured internally different from "standard"
drives (Toshiba does this a lot). The only way to absolutely avoid a
problem in this regard is to get the drive from the laptop manufacturer
as a replacement part (or to get a drive off E-Bay that was in the same
To replace the drive with a different drive can be a real can of worms,
because there can be mechanical issues.
On the other hand, sometimes you try an upgrade (CD to DVD burner) and
it just goes great, without a hitch.
The real problem is that you never know for sure how it's going to work
out until you actually try it.
You should get a service manual for the laptop in question so that you
know how the drive is removed and installed.
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