I recently bought a new PC and i’ve been burning a few verbatim dvd+r 16x blanks, but my burner won’t burn at anything above 2.4x.
i’ve tried Nero and Ashampoo and get the same problems both times.
In the device manager, the drive shows up as “ATAPI DVD A DH18A1P ATA Device”, but from reading this forum, I understand it is actually a LiteOn drive.
The drive itself is a multi format burner that can also burn DL and DVD RAM discs, along with all the usual stuff.
Oh, and i’m using Vista home basic as well (legal copy…).
I’ve checked the DMA settings on the drive and they’re fine, but I do actually think the problem is firmware.
I used a firmware checker and from what I can remember about the result, it said the firmware version was something like “ZX15” - and I was reading somewhere else that someone had the same drive as me with firmware of “ZX16”, so I’m thinking I maybe need to flash the drive with the latest firmware.
Problem is, I can’t find it !
I’ve looked on the LiteOn sites, and the unofficial firmware pages, and searched for “DH18A1P” and nothing that looks like a firmware update appears, so I’m a bit stuck.
If anyone can point me in the right direction i’d be hugely grateful … thanks.