[QUOTE=Sleeves;1920493]Hello, Thanks for checking this out.
I have a Lite-on dvdrw sohw-1633s bso…[Edit]…Where should I begin?
This is an old, but reliable burner. The good news is that it has a Mediatek chipset and is usually recoverable from an incorrect or bad flash.
I don’t see where [B]bso[/B] is a valid firmware.
First off, try to flash your drive with the proper firmware.
I still have this drive in an old pc. I hardly ever use it, but there’s still life in the old girl.
For stock firmwares, I’d try BSOS or BSOY:
You can also use a utility for liteon drives to make your burner region free:
There’s also a tool called FLASHFIX that’s useful with a failed attempt to make your drive region free.
In the event your drive will not flash, all is not lost.
There’s a good chance you can recover it with
This is a dos-based utility.
I think there be a version that will allow you to launch from the command prompt, but I’m not sure. It’s been awhile.
I’ve always booted into dos .
Hope this helps.