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OEM Samsung software?

By bigredmachine
Dec 27, 2006
  1. I want to purchase a Samsung DVD burner from newegg..most reviews on the site from the past week mention that software is included, some say there is none included. I called and they claim that no software is included with OEM drives. I dont know what to believe. I dont want to buy this and have to spend $60+ on software. Whats the deal?
     
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    Buy it. Good drive. Use free software, or buy Nero or CD Creator or Roxio at www.clickcooldeals.com or wwwdirectdeals.com. Often as cheap as $5.00 to $12.
    You might want to download the firmware and software updates afterward.

    Edit: no, we do not encourage software piracy -- Nodsu
     
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Usually OEM drives do come with a crippled version of some burning software like Nero Express.. Things might have changed of course.

    Depending on what you want to do, the Windows builtin CD/DVD burning or some freeware program may be enough for you.
     
  4. bigredmachine

    bigredmachine TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 60

    Thanks for the advice. bought the drive and waiting for it to come. should be here friday!
     
  5. bigredmachine

    bigredmachine TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 60

    Is there any free software that can do a 1:1 clone of DVDs?
     
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