Mon Aug 23, 8: Check the clear plastic on the center of the disc, Slough Berkshire SL1 4DT cracks here are the main cause of disc crush. Maybe with a fresh Windows XP, your problem will disappear. This will very nicely test if it is a software or hardware problem. Sign In Sign Up. Firmwares are available here:

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This thread is locked. Now that I have update it, it seems to be able to read any non retail disc of any 1466b, given I havent tried any other discs but this weird brand my room mate gave me.

Hey All, I Just joined because I am pretty much experiencing the same situation. There are no user-serviceable parts inside. View unanswered posts View posts from last 24 hours.

For vwa machines that are used at workplaces it may indeed be that very few employees bother about DVD burning capability. Emergency Eject Hole 4.

Enter text from picture: Any other suggestions regarding the -R recognition? By peter35June 8, in Device Drivers.

Gentoo Forums :: View topic – GWA B: A DVD burner that Just Does Not Work?

Take one of your -R Verbatims because those are the only really decent quality media of the three and find a friend with a broadband internet connection and a DVD writer.

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HP offers a firmware dvc Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. I read about BartPE before, but forgot all about it. Copyright Gentoo Foundation, Inc. If i try to burn anything It gives me the burn 4166b that many have been experiencing and I do not know why.

All times are GMT. Optical drives doesn’t need drivers at all, even to unlock certain features Only one jumper should be installed on the jumper connector. And I can’t find one single success story.

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Could just be a bad burner. D Willich, Germany 1. Device Drivers Connecting the Sound Card If the computer is using a sound card, the drive is connected to the sound card with an audio cable. And perhaps the requirements for a guarantee repair are outrageous, like “wipe the disk and restore the OS from media before sending the machine in”.

Connecting the Sound Card If the computer is using a sound card, the drive is connected to the sound card with an audio cable.

Halima S Replied on July 21, If the drive is based closely enough on another supported drive, you may be able to find 3rd party firmwares that alter recording parameters and may make the drive workable in fact improved burn quality at higher speeds even on otherwise working drives is commonbut if it’s a problem that the laser wavelength gwwa right or something strange like that, there may be no solution.

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If it cannot, then there is no question, the drive is screwy. Location and Function of Controls Front Panel 1.

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Not sure what to do but just buy a dvv one on my own or deal with the problems I am having. Sign in Already have an account? Table of Contents Add to my manuals Add. I just want my drive to work good as new so I can burn music and stuff. What exactly does this entail and what will this do? Must format and restore.

If more than one jumper is installed, the drive may malfunction or be damaged. Thanks for the advice Karan!