Labtop DVD drive compatibilty

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undeadkingpr
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Well I am working on my "new" labtop and I have this cd/dvd burner:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=370296334486&ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT
However it is not fitting inside of my toshiba tecra s2 and I do not know why. Does the tecra use an IDE cd/dvd drive? I thought that I would have no problems installing this drive but I clearly have been proven wrong.

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If you can't get it working maybe you should just make things simple and get an external DVD burner.

Samsung USB 2.0 8x DVD Writer External Optical Drive SE-S084B/RSBN (USB Powered. No need for an AC Adapter)
http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-External-Optical-SE-S084B-RSBN/dp/B001MLZKAQ

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Unfortunately an external cd/dvd is really out of the question because I frequently use dvd's.
As far as putting it in the wrong way thats definetly a no. I believe the problem is the connector-The tecra has a very wide (IDE maybe) connector while my drive connector is very narrow.
I guess I will have to give up on burning dvd's n' leave that to the desktop.
Here is the "wide connector"
http://newmodeus.com/shop/images/TOS8100%20w%20drive.JPG
This looks like it will fit but I will have to sell my other one.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=160398484373&rvr_id=&crlp=1_263602_263622&UA=%3F*I7&GUID=eb0d8e2c1250a040b0e57b55ffc3ae89&itemid=160398484373&ff4=263602_263622

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Probably the difference of IDE and SATA.

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Ya thats what I thought intitially but I am so used to desktops and labtop sata/IDE looks different so I was not entirely sure.