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I bought this Blu Ray drive -- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827129074 but after reading the Feedback on it on Newegg people were stating it didn't come with any software. I'm assuming they mean software to burn Blu Ray DVD's but I could be wrong. My question is will this drive be able to install Windows when I put my PC together without any software for it?

I originally wanted this LG burner -- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827136250 but my friend said it only reads it doesn't burn then after I had already bought everything realized it does burn and made a mistake.

Thanks for the help guys and sorry for sounding so noob ._.
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It will be able to install windows off the dvd no problem. It will read all discs, br, dvd, cd....But you can't PLAY Bluray without SOFTWARE. Windows won't play Blu-ray discs, so if you want this funtionality, you'll have to pick up a 3rd party Bluray player, like power-dvd. Hope that helps biggrin.gif
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Thanks so much !
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I found arcsoft TotalMedia 6 to be easiest for BRDs, full menu support, etc. No need for anydvd to decode.
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