Satellite M30 - restore the external DVD drive

I have a Satellite Pro M30. There is a problem with the drive DVD internal Multi - replacement will take a month or two to get here. I need to perform a restore on this machine. I connected an external DVD drive to the machine. When I start the machine starts on the restore CD but seems so looking for a Player X, I get the following messages displayed on the screen of the BACK:

Device name: TOSCD001
Number of units: 1

CDR101: Not ready reading drive X
Quit, retry, fail?

Insert the recovery CD #1!

What should I do?

Kind regards


Hello Sammer

Unfortunately the recovery media is created to be used as internal drive only. I put t think you will be able to use it with an external device. On the restore CD there is a ghost image and it is not easy to fix it for use with an external device.

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