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Hl-dt-st dvd-ram gsa-h55n LG DVD drive not reading DVDs recently

My LG DVD Drive (hl-dt-st dvd-ram gsa-h55n) not reading the DVDs for some weeks..Earlier it worked well.For the last 20 days I observed its not showing any data inside the DVDs.Please help me out solving the problem.
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  • regtracker Sep 23, 2008

    my drive won't even recognize a blank disc!!!!

  • Anonymous Oct 12, 2008

    the data i want to put on on the dvdr disc wont burn using this hardware.i dont understand.

  • Anonymous Oct 29, 2008

    unable to read...

  • Lahane Nov 24, 2008

    I have the same problem. VCD's works on this drive. DVD's also used to work earlier but now it does not recognize the DVD. If we explore the DVD, It shows nothing in it.



    Any solution?

  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2008

    I have a dual boot pc (vista/xp). even though in Vista i am able to see the dvd drive, it is not picked up by xp.

  • venkat91221 Dec 29, 2008

    now what can i do

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    it seems to have been caused by Nero corrupting the drivers. The firmware update is not working (it's an exe, and it cannot recognize my drive without the drivers), and I'm still searching for a driver

  • spyburner May 07, 2009

    My Drive does not shows any data in dvd

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Hello,
It would appear that the problem you are experiencing could be due to 1 of the 2 following items;

1. Re-install the software driver & software that came with the drive.

2. Set the region /Country that the drive will be working in or the language that you understand (USA=Region 1). It should be noted here that this option has a limitation of being changed up to 5 times but once it hits the fifth time the drive will be permanently set to that region and can not be changed anymore for the rest of the drives lifetime!!! The drive will usually work fine once it has been set (the default from the factory is ZERO (NOT SET)) and that may work fine for a while but it should be set to a region and it will understand all previously burnt /movie dvds that have this option set in the data already.

Good Luck!
Rich Lilja

Posted on Nov 26, 2008

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