Philips Dvd+-rw Sdvd8431 - Real Issues Driving Me Mad



Hi, all.

Im wondering if anybody can help me, i have recently bought a fujitsu laptop that came with a PHILIPS DVD±RW SDVD8431 dvd drive, and im sure its been faulty since i got it, but it could be the laptop. Basically everything i try to burn fails, stuff like this…

#13 Text 0 File SCSIPassThrough.cpp, Line 36
SPTILockVolume - completed successfully for FCTL_LOCK_VOLUME

18:55:49 #14 Phase 24 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1725
Caching of files started

18:55:49 #15 Text 0 File Burncd.cpp, Line 4132
Cache writing successful.

18:55:49 #16 Phase 25 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1725
Caching of files completed

18:55:49 #17 Phase 36 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1725
Burn process started at 4x (5,540 KB/s)

18:55:49 #18 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 2685
Verifying disc position of item 0 (relocatable, disc pos, no patch infos, orig at #0): write at #0

18:55:49 #19 SPTI -1066 File SCSIPassThrough.cpp, Line 323
D: CdRom0: SCSIStatus(x02) WinError(0) NeroError(-1066)
Sense Code: 0x24
Sense Qual: 0x00
CDB Data: 0xAD 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 08 04 00 00
Sense Area: 0x70 00 05 00 00 00 00 0A 00 00 00 00 24
Buffer x04d19600: Len x804

18:55:49 #20 Text 0 File DVDPlusRW.cpp, Line 666
Start write address at LBA 0
DVD high compatibility mode: No

19:16:47 #21 SPTI -600 File SCSIPassThrough.cpp, Line 323
D: CdRom0: SCSIStatus(x00) WinError(55) NeroError(-600)
Sense Key: 0x00 (KEY_NO_SENSE)
Sense Code: 0x00
Sense Qual: 0x00
CDB Data: 0x2A 00 00 07 18 60 00 00 20 00 00 00
Sense Area: 0x00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
Buffer x07b40000: Len x10000
0x3D E7 DA 13 38 EA 21 4B EF FB 9E E5 A3 7B EF 37
0xB7 38 FC F8 F9 B9 12 A8 3E FA E5 DC 0C 91 C6 7C
0x9E D7 3B 6A 6E 19 82 0E 68 E6 4C C9 07 13 54 B5

19:16:47 #22 CDR -600 File Writer.cpp, Line 302
Device not available

…it starts the burning process catches files etc then says the device is not available? but it is. i have checked the properties of the device and it says its working fine.

If anybody can help it would be greatly appreciated, i must also say these problems have increased since installing Anydvd but i dont know if that is part of this specific problem, i have tried the Philips intelligent agent and there is no updates available for this code, in fact there is no info about this drive on the Philips website at all…anybody got any firmware or anything?



i too have bought a fujitsu laptop with this drive and i also get errors when writing dvd’s and cd’s. i have read that this burner is very particular to the media you use. i have only had 1 succesful audio cd at the moment using datawrite cd’s my firmware is LX51


Hi All, Snap! my DVD was on the fritz and eventually disappeared altogether. Device manager said drivers were missing or corrupted. I searched for drivers and got VERY frustrated! I eventually called Phillips. Their premium rate, out of warranty, number is:

09065151180. I think it costs £1.50 a minute.

Im glad I did! it wasn’t the Drivers it was something to do with the “Registry” that had to be dealt with in “Registry Editor”. I can’t remember all the steps but in ten minutes and after a restart my DVD was back and working!

Well worth the call. I would never have dreamed of fiddling around in the Registry.

Talking to the guy whilst waiting for the restart I remembered it had been on the fritz after installing i-tunes and had stopped working after I uninstalled i-tunes. Something had to be deleted from the Registry that caused the problem and i was told that it is caused by certain programs being added.

Sorry I can’t give you more details on how to do it but I dont want to “guess” and destroy your machine. I’m assuming however if you know a good computer person they will know what it’s all about.

I would like to add I dont work for phillips so i’m not trying to get you to spend your money on the call! I’m just sharing what I did to get my Amilo’s DVD working again. Hope this helps, T x