I’m new to the forum and have a question about upgrading my firmware. I purchased an I/O Magic IDVD16DLS however the label on the drive clearly identifies it as a BENQ DW1655. I moved the jumper to the Master position (M) and installed the drive in an external USB2 enclosure.
Using a drive checker tool I see the drive identifies itself in my system as: “ATAPI DVD LS 8X16X8X16 GCAB”. It seems to be working properly however it seems unusual that the drive would identify without a manufacturer’s name as is the case with my other USB2 drives. In any case, I would like to flash the drive from “GCAB” to the official BENQ FW version “BCDB” however when attempt to do this I get an error message “The drive is not allowed to be updated”.
Searching through the forum I’ve seen postings indicating this can be done but I haven’t been able to find any instructions. If anyone would be kind enough to provide some additional info or point me in the right direction I’d really appreciate it