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Old 11-22-2007, 01:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok... well its being recognized by Windows Perfectly, in fact i click the icon... it opens the window.. but it doesn't read anything.. anyways can some1 help me fix it.. or should i just get a new one?
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Install drivers? reflash?
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hmm.. if Windows XP recognizes it.. do i still need the drivers? and what do u mean by Reflash?

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thats my DVD-RAM drive..
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Well, XP is probaly using its own drivers, which is not what the drives want. Reflash means to flash the DVD drive with a new firmware.
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oh ok.. i can't get OpenDrivers download to work.. so can u link me to a site..
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Firmware update didn't work...
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check the hardware connection and uninstall the virtual drives driver, restart computer and see if that does anything
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hardware connection seems fine.. because all of it is being detected and such..
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