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Do I need to install a device driver for my external USB CD/DVD optical drive?

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You do not need to install a device driver for the external USB CD / DVD optical drive because the operating system includes the required drivers.


  • If the burning software you are using does not recognize the optical drive as a CD/DVD writer or requires a driver, contact the software manufacturer for an update.
  • You may need additional software to play DVD movies.