I installed a Liteon SOHW-16773S yesterday to replace a Micro Advantage 88DVDRW.
I have many DVD-R data disks that I burned using the Micro Advantage and am unable to read any of them.
I am, however, able to read DVD+R, DVD+RW, CD-R disks burned with the Micro Advantage.
Also, I can burn a new data DVD-R with the Liteon, using a blank DVD-R from one of the same batches as the previously burned/unreadable disks.
I really need to be able to read these old DVD-R's.
Called Liteon tech support last night, but they were of no help.
The Liteon manufacture date is May 2005. The wanted me to download the firmware on their site, but my drive has newer firmware.
Any suggestions? Should I just send the drive back to Newegg & try another?
Anyone ever see this problem before?