Matshita UJ-831s DVD Writing problem

I own a Toshiba Tecra A4 Laptop that comes with a CD-DVD burner

Matshita UJ-831s

but the burner sucks

I had problems before until I found the DVD It likes, Verbatim 8x

But i stil have problems I can record 1 dvd ok and 6 failed so I would like to know what shoul I do without throuwing it away

Update the firmware, where?

I don´t know how Toshiba can sell a mashine with this kind of burner

I wrote to them but no answer

Thank you, Rouch.

Firmware updates from TOSHIBA ONLY…

ok if there is no solution how can I do to change the drive, to buy a new one

is it possible, can i change the drive by myself

i´ll never buy a toshiba Computer again

thank you

I would suggest an slimtype drive from Pioneer, Nec or TSST/Toshiba.

Hi
I am new to this forum and to this form of communiction. I am on a quest to find out why the door to my DVD player has decided not to open nor will the light go on. It is a Slimtype Combo SOSC-2483k
Can anyone direct me to somewhere to get a better understanding of my issue and potentially a solution.

Cloverleaf: You have a Litey. This is unrelated to Matshita! You should post in a new thread next time :cop:
Have you tried the emergency hole?
If you have misflashed the firmware, maybe mtkflash or similar apps can help you.

Since Matshita UJ-831s is not a well know Burner and if it’s over 2 years old it would be a waste of time in doing anything to it. Anything in the market now it’s over hundred times better, just go and grab one.

yes but it´s incredible how toshiba can sell a professional computer, as they say, with such a terrible drive and witout any support

someone told me to buy a slim drive from pioneer or nec…

what´s going to happen?

I´ll never buy a Toshiba Computer again and tell the people I know not o buy it,

if all of said something they are gonna think about it

if I buy a new one, is it easy to change it on my laptop Toshiba Tecra A4?

or I have to send it to someone specialized in it?

thank you, Rouch.

Check out the Lappys offered, 90% of them come with crappy matshita drives.
If there are no OEM firmware updates, it is not always the OEMs fault…

by buying new one i meant a new drive for the laptop I have

thanks, rouch

I had the same problem with mine. I cleaned the optical lens and so far it has been working fine.

hEY THE SAME PROBLEM WITH ME
I VE GOT THE uj-481S
WHAT SHUD WE DO?
I DONT DENY THAT I USED A LIL LOWER QUALITY DVDS
CAN U ADVICE

Hey how do we clean up the drive?