GSA-4160b. Wants to be a CD drive



This is my first post here so apologies if something’s crap.

I’ve had this device for a couple of months, as an external USB2 device, and it’s been fine until a couple of days ago. Now, when it’s connected, but with no disc in it, it shows on Win Explorer as a ‘DVD-RAM’. Put a DVD in the tray and close it and Win Exp changes to ‘CD’ and Nero6 treats it as such. Dropping the ‘DVD’ tab off. Curiously, Nero InfoTool still recognises both the drive and whatever disc is in the tray correctly. I haven’t updated the fw, re-installed Windows or drivers as this doesn’t appear to have helped anyone with a similar problem.

I’ve been trawling for many hours now and can’t find an identical problem (even in here) but there’s quite alot of similiar problems so I’m hoping someone can help me out with this.


P4 3.0
1gb ram
m/b AOpen B165



DVD Shrink 3.2 & CD Burner XP Pro will both burn DVD’s in the 4160.


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