CD or DVD Drive

This is the component of the PC System that plays the CD or Software Program that you have inserted. For the older generation PC System, there is a high chance that your CD-ROM Drive can only play VCDs and reading of CDs that has a maximum capacity of 750MB of data.

( Picture of an older generation CD-ROM Drive )

The newer generation PC System comes with DVD-Writer that allows you to not only read or view CDs, VCD and even DVD but writes informations into these media as well.

( Picture of a newer generation DVD Drive )

What does a CD or DVD Drive actually do ?

1. Read and activate programs that was written onto it for a specific purposes.

2. Plays Audio or Movie CDs for your entertainment, meeting or seminar etc

( Links to Sample Audio or Movie output ? )

3. For CDROM Drive with writing capability, writes information that you wish to backup into a CD or DVD for storage purposes. E.g. of commonly backup data are Microsoft Documents or Powerpoint files, PDF files, MP3 audio files or AVI Movie files, photos in JPEG or BMP mode.

( Links to Sample of photo or MP3 files )

4. Clone or Duplicate CDs with Informations that you wish so that you have more than 1 copy of it.

5. With new software capabilities, you can even create your own Audio or Movie CD.

As for a more technical know-how about CD or DVD technologies, you can visit websites that specialise in such topics or wikipedia encyclopedia ( ) for a more detailed explanation on the topic.

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