A Google search reveals that there are many reports of similar problems: I just want my drive to work good as new so I can burn music and stuff. Mon Aug 23, 5: And I don’t understand how a manufacturer like HP has got away with it. View unanswered posts View posts from last 24 hours. 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. Plus some fraction of the DVD burners may even have actually worked
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Maybe with a fresh Windows XP, your problem will disappear. We are now researching DVD burners so we can spend yet more money to finally be able to do what we had originally purchased our computer setup to do. Ht-dt-sst computer specs are: For desktop machines that are used at workplaces it may indeed be that very few employees bother about DVD burning capability.
HL-DT-ST DVDRRW GWA-4166B resources, firmwares and drivers
Use your warranty coverage and send it in. A burner just needs to recognize a blank media, especialy dvd, to burn content onto it with the correct writestrategy that is backed up into the firmware. All times are GMT. It works now, well at least the drive reading part.
Need I mention that it Just Works! Another thing to try, turn your GWAB into a GSAB, but beware there may be difficulties if you want to change it back didn’t bother reading the entire thread to see if more was mentioned about this Ht-d-st you can use the 1.
I would say, if you found a firmware version that works for you and the media you have without errors… stay put.
HL-DT-ST DVDRRW GWAb – LG burner – Club Myce – Knowledge is Power
Copyright Gentoo Foundation, Inc. What about a detailed description of the application used, what you tried to do with it and an exact error message? I just want my drive to work good as new so I can burn music and stuff. 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 hr-dt-st higher speeds even on otherwise working drives is commonbut if it’s a problem that the laser wavelength isn’t right or something strange like that, there may be no solution.
If i try to burn anything It gives lh the burn error that many have been experiencing and I do not know why. I wish I could just unplug it and send it in for them to gwa41666b a look at, but they say no.
If it cannot, then there is no question, the drive is screwy. Thanks for the advice Karan! Hey All, I Just joined because I am pretty much experiencing the same situation.
Quoth ItalianJob at http: Mon Aug 23, 8: If it does, it obviously means the drive itself is capable of recognising DVD-R discs. 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.
Firmwares are available here: And I don’t understand how a manufacturer like HP has got away with it. ht-dg-st
View unanswered hg-dt-st View posts from last 24 hours. If it does work, it makes everything even more confusing. I found, once, upon a fresh restart… it recognized one disc… but then after that, it never recognized another.
I read about BartPE before, but forgot all about it.
Plus some fraction of the DVD burners may even have actually worked This will very nicely test if it is a software or hardware problem. Any other suggestions regarding the -R recognition? Again, just my opinion.
A Google search ht-dr-st that there are many reports of similar problems: