Summary: needed to get a dvd player to install some programs into my new mac/windows 7 computer. plugged it in and it worked right away on both mac and windows. cheap enough. don't know about longevity or burning disks yet, but it did what I needed it to do.
Summary: As many others can attest, this product has a very unreliable track record, and mine was no different. It wasn't even able to be recognized by my Mac, and after reading all the other horror stories, back into the box it went for a refund. Buyer beware.
Summary: Recently bought a HP with Windows 8.1. Hooked it up and could download Turbo Tax instantly with no problems. Would recommend this product to family and friends. For the price, couldn't beat it.
Summary: The computer that I hooked up the disc drive to was a new Gateway laptop with Windows 8.1 that did not have a player/burner built in. I took the unit out of the package plugged it into the USB and Windows recognized the drive and I was able to play or burn using Windows built in software without any...