I've got an Acer Aspire 1520 laptop and the dvd burner drive is not
Problem is that the led of drive does'nt stop blinking (even when the
laptop is booting up and the OS has not been loaded yet). The drive is
not recognized by the OS and the disc cannot be ejected.
I think problem is with the dvd drive, but I'm not 100% sure that the
problem is with the socket where the drive is plugged in, and not the
I've disarmed the laptop, verified that the drive is correctly plugged
in the socket, and verified that the slim bus that goes from the plug of
the drive to the chips of the drive is ok....
I've assumed (with no proof) that the spoiled device is the drive itself
and I've googled in order to find a replacement. Problem is that I
don't know what specifications I have to know to be sure that the new
drive will work on my laptop...
My drive looks like this one: http://us.st11.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.c..._1918_51555049
but, should the drive that I'll buy fit any specical criteria? I've it
were a desktop laptop, I could ask jusk for an "IDE bus dvdr drive", but
since it's a laptop, I don't know if each manufacturer uses different
toshiba samsung storage corporation
model no. TS-l532A
Thanks a lot and excuse me if my English is too bad.