In the large majority of cases you would want the newest firmware available really. Yes, my password is: Solved New hard drive causing problems? The firmware version can make a significant difference, although it doesn’t seem to have in your particular situation. As I suggested in post No2, it’s just as likely to come down to firmware revision as to the actual drive hardware in many cases.

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cd/dvd rom drive problem

Macboatmaster Sep 21, The easiest way to crossflash would be to put the drive in safe mode and then flash it with any of the firmwares above. Now things start being more lh-dt-st. Your name or email address: The two drives are not the same! You can use MCSE to give you some more information about the firmwares and the supported media in each.

cd/dvd rom drive problem | Tech Support Guy

OK, that is not normal … the process I described should work … or in the worst case scenario Flasher hl-dt-stt work – at least it should dump your firmware without any problem! Ok, i see what you mean by Safe Mode … the drive itself is put into a safe mode … after pushing the buttons, the device ID is recognized by the operating system ….

The guy told me it wouldn’t matter if I couldn’t rip my copy-protected cds using the LG drive since it was illegal anyway. Also says I have a problem with Microsoft 6to4 Adapter. Appears the device ID info can be gathered from the OS … leads me to believe something is blocking reading of the device bios information or other.


Don’t use that one as it cannot defeat audio dvd-raj. I tried all of the updates you suggested, plus the flasher software … none of them were able to update this particular OEM drive while in safe mode … appears the programming is able to recognize this drive in safe mode but unable to complete dvd-ra update tasks involved …. It can’t rip copy protected CDs properly as well. I will consider the alternatives you have provided … The date on the drive label is from … … The latest update i found from the firmwarehq.

How did you managed to flash it with the GH10N firmware in the first place?

SpywareDr May 16, dvd-rzm Over the years, I’ve had drives from all imaginable manufacturers of gh10p models and it’s not always just a simple case of saying that manufacturer A is good and manufacturer B is bad. Since you have a very specific problem, and it is entirely about an LG drive, I think you will get better answers in the LG subforum.

What is the issue you are facing with Microsoft 6to4 Adapter?

I have tried to go back to an earlier restore point. Similar Threads – drive problem.


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No Side Change Capable: Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. JudyMullins Created on Svd-ram 2, The flasher software was able to see the device ID using the -D switch but was unable to dump any of the memory from the drive while in safe mode GH12N or when flashed to GH10N.

Community Forum Software by IP. You currently have javascript disabled. Unknown name On Line of W: Posted 19 August – Your problem might be solved with using a simple CD drive disk cleaner found in most music stores, sometimes dust particles can settle on the laser which sits facing up at the disk, those cleaning disks have dfd-ram brushes which brush off the laser when it is spinning.

It works on xp, vista, windows 7. The two drives have nl-dt-st cores so any attempt to update the firmware with this one will be rejected by the drive …. Solved New hard drive causing problems? Discussion in ‘ Hardware ‘ started by devilMay 29,

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