January 27, at 2: Am using hcl laptop.. I have an old ide drive in my laptop, which is also really old i. June 1, at 2: Probably the laptop not worth replacing the motherboard. December 20, at 5: Does the right cable exist?

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The new DVD drive could be defective. This piece comes as a part of the optical drive. September 3, at 4: Thank you for any help. August 17, at 4: Maybe your DVD drive is locked for one country and because of that you cannot play the disc? You provide an excellent repair guide advice, but no recommendation list on where to find the spares when slim combo drive dw-224e strikes.

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CD/DVD-RW optical drive

August 1, at 3: A CD with small soft brushes attached to it. I need to changed the optical drive in my sony vgn-awj.

I guess that was why I was looking for slim combo drive dw-224e dis-assembly picture of this model. September 8, at 8: January 27, at 1: I was thinking even if I could get a cable that changes the slim atapi to a regular ide interface and then pick up an ide to sata converter — slim combo drive dw-224e those converters are easy to find.

March 3, at 8: Are you asking about the main battery, CMOS battery or what? I really doubt that you can buy it separately.

Make sure you have the correct CD player if updating. I made 2 pictures, and uploaded it, can someone tell me, is this a slim IDE or what? Try reconnecting the drive.

Sometimes it reads combi but on some occasion it will not read the DVD disc at all. April 11, at 1: August 17, at 8: Evesham, Sllim, Advent, Novatech, Tiny and is still working well. September 17, at 5: Remove DVD drive from the device manager, restart the laptop and let it re-detect the drive.

January 17, at They have a bunch of SATA cables, slim combo drive dw-224e few pages of listings. April 11, at 7: I cannot tell without looking at the drive you are using.

By the commbo, you can connect a 2. October 11, at June 14, at 6: January 6, slim combo drive dw-224e If you have any recommendations for a replacement drive, I would really appreciate it.

Hello, I need to changed the optical drive slim combo drive dw-224e my sony vgn-awj. September 13, at What do you think the problem is? June 21, at On some other models, the optical drive is secured sllim one or two screws located under the keyboard. I was just wondering if the Dell Laptop DVD drives are different than the ones in the pictures as they do not match the connectors on slim combo drive dw-224e Dell Latitude! Can sllm help me? December 1, at 7: