Laptop dvd-rom is finiky, need assistance please

inside my laptop is a LG DRN-8080B

During any use of the dvd-rom my laptop locks up unless i use quicktime aternative media player.

Would any one kindly point out some alternative firmwares that could be used on this drive. would i be allowed to flash to say? 8081B or any of the sort.

please its my only problem i have with this laptop


So it locks up when you are using Windows Media Player but not with Quicktime? If so then it’s probably a software and not a hardware issue…