Connect the HP External USB DVD/RW to any available USB port on your PC to get immediate read/write access to your optical media. Back up your data, move files, enjoy your multimedia, and read and write CDs and DVDs to your heart’s content with a compact external ODD. Keep your workspace tidy and add an ODD only when you need it. Connect the USB-powered drive to any USB 2.0 or 3.0 port on your PC and you’re ready to go. No additional AC adapter is required.Compatible with Windows-based PCs only.