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Samsung SE-218CB/RSBS
9.1 out of 10

Samsung SE-218CB/RSBS

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Reviews and Problems with Samsung SE-218CB/RSBS

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Overall 10
10

User Review

Sandy, ECost
12 May 2014
  • 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.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

David Tatgenhorst, ECost
16 March 2014
  • Summary: This product works well and I'm glad I bought it. The price it excellent and it seems plenty sturdy enough to be able to do the job for a good while.
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Overall 2
2.0

Product failed out of the gate

Erik Sweet, Amazon
8 March 2014
  • 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.
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Overall 8
8.0

Easy To Use DVD

P. A. Brown "pbchief", Amazon
2 March 2014
  • Summary: Works on Windows 8 tablet both as a software installer and a dvd player. Simple to install and small foot print. I would recommend this player to anyone.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good product so far

Anthem AZ girl, Amazon
26 February 2014
  • 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.
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Overall 2
2.0

Need to purchase app to use with Windows 8

tommie, Amazon
21 February 2014
  • Summary: Does not work with windows 8. Windows 8 does not have DVD playback. According to Amazon it said it did play with windows 8. Only true if you purchase and download the amp. Misreprensented.
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Overall 10
10

Worked great with Mac Mavericks

B. Terrill, Amazon
12 February 2014
  • Summary: I used this on a Mac Mini running 10.9 Mavericks and it was plug-n-play. I used this to load Microsoft Windows and Office into a VirtualBox virtual machine and it was flawless.
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Overall 4
4.0

Samsung Ultra Portable DVD writer

pmorlimont, Amazon
3 February 2014
  • Summary: Disappointing. Unit appeared to be OK, but comes with no instructions other than how to plug it in, and would not play a DVD disk.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Jon G, ECost
29 January 2014
  • Summary: I have a 2010 MacBook Pro 15. The Samsung SE-218 Portable DVD Writer reads & transfers CDs really fast, but won't read DVDs at all. Not sure if it is a Mac or Samsung thing.
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Overall 10
10

Inexpensive unit that works.

K. H., Amazon
25 January 2014
  • 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...
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