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Targus-adv01us.29024924
7.5 out of 10

Targus ADV01US

Easily watch movies, listen to music or view pictures on a PC or Read more

Great Deal: $42.99

Reviews and Problems with Targus ADV01US

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Overall 4
4.0
Performance 2
2.0
Compatibility 6
6.0
Size 8
8.0

Stopped working after 3 months

Smittles, targus.com
23 September 2012
  • Summary: This product was to replace a similar drive that had lasted 3+ years. The Targus drive just stopped reading and writing, but the drive letter does still show up. It's like the laser or the motor servo died. Far too short a life-span.
  • Pros: worked great for 3 months
  • Cons: stopped working after 3 months
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Overall 2
2.0
Performance 2
2.0
Compatibility 2
2.0
Size 2
2.0

not for xp

dave, targus.com
13 November 2011
  • Summary: i have 2002 xp. went to install would not work. went to updates cost me to get drivers. would not work. went back to updates they took control of my computer install the new drivers still will not work. the drivers are there but the drivers still will not start any programs from dvd-cd will not run.
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Overall 6
6.0
Performance 10
10
Compatibility 2
2.0
Size 10
10

XP INSTALLATION ISSUE

Admin, targus.com
4 June 2011
  • Summary: GOOD DVD DRIVE, unfortunatly its not XP compatible, needs to get drivers through windows update. After that it works fine.
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Overall 2
2.0

"Died after one week."

StefanoHatari, CNET
19 March 2011
  • Pros: No pros that I can think of. It was cheap and available at Target or Walmart.
  • Cons: Feels flimsy and is flimsy.
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Overall 1
1.0

"the biggest rip off since the pet rock"

jakebrake1968, CNET
2 January 2011
  • Pros: nothing whatsoever.
  • Cons: the software does not work. to get the device to operate, you must buy the nero 10 software at 79.99! don't waste your time money or energy! buy a different companies device!
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Overall 2
2.0

does not work

terrible, targus.com
29 December 2010
  • Summary: Recievd this as a christmas present and tried to use it and will only play certain dvd's. I tried to download the stuff I need and could not find it. Will return it and will never buy anything from this company.
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Overall 10
10

Beautiful: DVD-ROM Drive

Wally, J&R
28 December 2010
  • Summary: Hello: I am extremely satisfied with the Targus ADV01US Portable Slim USB 2.0 External DVD-ROM Drive, very quiet, very easy to carry, easy to handle and very simple to operate: Just Wonderful!
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Install, Fast, Highly Compatible, Quiet, Reliable
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Overall 10
10
Performance 8
8.0
Compatibility 10
10
Size 10
10

Great on the Go!!!

MomOfThree, targus.com
29 November 2010
  • Summary: Worked great for my children to watch movies on the laptop while traveling. Absolutely love it!
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Overall 10
10

Great Portable DVD drive

Bunnstance, J&R
11 November 2010
  • Summary: In a time that a lot of products fail to meet expectations this is another good product from Targus. Great price and a relaible product You can't go wrong at this great price.
  • Pros: Easy To Install
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Overall 10
10

Another reliable Targus product

Columbus connie, J&R
11 November 2010
  • Summary: Have had good luck with targus products and once again was not disappointed. Great product, great price.
  • Pros: Easy To Install, Fast, Highly Compatible, Quiet, Reliable
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