how can i connect a dvd rom via usb?

my compiuter syestem broke and i have a new laptop but the dvd rom is nor rw   so i want to connect my dvd rom from the syestem to the laptop by via usb. plx help

zornfett6 years ago
This external USB drive is cheep and reliable
ARJOON6 years ago
use an enclosure. normally it will be a 5.25 ide or sata to usb. they are very cheap, you can get em on ebay for less than $15
It's possible to get just the electronics and cable, without the enclosure -- but you'll probably only save a few bucks. So I'd agree, go for an off-the-shelf enclosure which includes everything, including the power supply. Most stores which sell PC components have these, or they're widely available on-line.

On the other hand, considering that I just got a 1.5TB USB-attached hard drive for about $70... you may want to think about whether you really need a DVD burner.