This is weird, I haven't used my 811s for 6 months, and today I fired it up in a older machine, and it reads CDs just fine, but when I stick in a DVD-R or even a commercial pressed DVD, it acts like it is blank, and won't recognise it. I then slapped it into a USB case, to see if it was the computer, but it did the same thing.
I tried reflashing to the newest firmware, and that didn't make a difference.
It isn't a case of dirty lens either, since it was well protected/covered, and before, I only have used that drive about 100 times.
Is this normal operation when this drive fails? The only other thing it does is blink the LED green twice, then makes the same kind of noise when you insert a blank DVD in it.
Strange that with CDs it is no problem though.
Any ideas you guys got to bring my liteon 811s back to life?