DVD Drive in Samsung® R519
The basic specifications of Samsung R519 notebook include Intel Pentium 2 GHz processor, 3 GB RAM and 320 GB Serial ATA 5400rpm hard disk. The notebook comes with 15.6 inches WXGA display and powered with GMA 4500M graphics card for better gaming support. The preinstalled operating system with this notebook is Windows Vista Home Premium. It is equipped with most modern optical drive of DVD±RW (±R DL). DVD RW drive in this system allows you to write data of different formats onto optical discs. Samsung R519 notebook can also read and write both CD and DVD with this drive. It uses laser light or electromagnetic light for storage and retrieval of the information on the discs.
- Functionality of DVD Drive
- Driver software
- Efficient use of DVD Drive
Functionality of DVD Drive
DVD drive attached with Samsung R519 notebook acts as an input device. Through this drive you can access the information stored on the optical discs. And also, you can store various kinds of data, such as documents, executable files, etc on the optical discs.
Since, every hardware component needs driver software for functioning; the DVD drive also requires a software program to communicate with the operating system of the computer. Any mistakes in installing this driver software or deletion of this driver from Samsung R519 notebook will stop the functioning of DVD drive. Functions related to the DVD drive, such as detection of disc, reading the disc, etc. are managed by the driver software.
For efficient use of DVD drive, you need to select latest version driver software which must be compatible to the Windows operating system installed in Samsung R519 notebook. After installing the driver software you need to update it periodically. Usage of bad discs having scratches with the DVD drive can cause damage.