Firmware link needed, please!

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#1

I just installed Roxio Easy CD & DVD Burning program, and it hangs when i hit “Create Disk” button. Roxio suggests updating the firmware for my DVD drive. I went into the Device Manager (I have Vista running on a Gateway computer) and it lists the DVD drive as “Atapi DVD W DH16W1P ATA Device.” I googled this and the hits seemed to indicate this was a Lite On drive. I went to Lite on’s web site but this model does not come up. I spoke to a Gateway tech and he said that this is a 16x double-layer multi-format DVD drive made by Philips. i asked for the model number and he said the part number was 5508821R. I asked if this is the number Philips would refer to and he said “yes.” I went to the Philips web site and none of these model or parts numbers matched anything on their site. in fact, the model numbers on Philips products are so far off I started to wonder if this is really a Philips drive? Downloaded Nero info Tool from the Philips web site and it says the firmware version is LG12, from October 2, 2006. I went to Lite On’s web site, and although the model numbers at least start with “DH,” none of the listed model numbers match my unit. I even went to LG’s site since the firmware version starts with LG (yes, I am that desparate!!), but no-go. Can anyone please tell me the maker of this DVD and send a link to update the firmware. Trying to make a slideshow DVD for my wife’s birthday, which is tomorrow, and I’m quickly running out of time. Thanks in advance for your help!!!


#2

I’ve searched around for some f/w for your drive but haven’t seen anything yet. Your drive is a Philips but made by Lite-On.

What is the media code on the discs that you are using? Most of the time the media is the problem.

You can download this http://www.cdspeed2000.com/ it’s free. Put a disc in and then click on Disc Info tab.


#3

Thanks, Bob, for trying to help me :slight_smile: I downloaded that program, but under “info” tab the only code I see is MCC 004 000 (00H) - is that what you are referring to? These are Verbatim disks that are DVD +R


#4

[QUOTE=StoneColdChris;2019775]Thanks, Bob, for trying to help me :slight_smile: I downloaded that program, but under “info” tab the only code I see is MCC 004 000 (00H) - is that what you are referring to? These are Verbatim disks that are DVD +R[/QUOTE]
Those should burn fine without a f/w update. Must be Roxio Easy CD & DVD giving you problems.

I have never made a slide show so maybe someone will have some advice.


#5

Look at this thread > http://club.cdfreaks.com/f92/burn-stops-1-a-234522/


#6

And here > http://club.cdfreaks.com/showthread.php?goto=lastpost&t=219325