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05-04-2012 05:56 AM
Hi FOlks, I would like to get a blu-ray burner to use with my dv7 laptop. It has an i7 processor and 4 gig of ram, which should be enough horse power to do the deed. I tried a Panasonic external, and the first disk would only play on the laptop, the second one did not complete the burn. Any recomendations?
05-04-2012 08:13 AM
Below is the link to the service manual for your notebook:
Pelase see chapter 3, pages 31 & 31 for the list of supported optical drives.
Looks like you have a choice of two.
05-04-2012 10:17 AM
Not to be a bother, but if you have an opinion I would welcome it, Do you think I would be better using an external drive like an ASUS BW-12DIS or the LG BE12LU38? I tried a Pioneer external and the first disk could not be read outside the laptop and the second failed to write.
05-04-2012 12:34 PM
I don't really have any working knowledge of blu-ray players, or which is better than which.
I assume you have installed the special software necessary to read and burn blu ray disks?