[qanda]This thread is about the Samsung TS-L632D. Click here to see full specs[/qanda]I tried to update the firmware provided on Dell’s website, but it failed; bad flash. I have an older .BIN file I would like to flash to restore it (hopefully it works), but the computer doesn’t recognize the drive. Is there a way to flash it?
Previously before I flashed it, is this normal? Whenever it reads something that’s unreadable, the DVD drive device would disappear off the system (vanishes from “my computer”, device manager, and disk manager) and lock its doors (tray) until I restart the computer. It should give me an error message saying “cannot read disk, please make sure the disk is…” something along the lines, but it doesn’t.
Will prolonged burning one dvd after another wear it out to the point it has trouble reading/writing discs? I don’t know why but testing these “unreadable” discs on another computer, it says RAW with 0kb free space. What does that mean? I don’t know if this was just my brand new DVD-R’s or the drive itself but everytime I try to burn the next dvd-r, it comes out RAW.