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LG does has never released any drivers for this DVD-RAM drive. They definitely do not exist (I have looked endlessly), as this drive should run on native XP and Vista drivers.
Something tells me your problem is in fact mechanical. Does the drive show up under My Computer as DVD-RW etc., but then change to a CD drive when you insert a disk? If so, this solution (posted on fixya awhile back) may fix your problem:
QUICK SET OF STEPS TO REPRODUCE:
Prerequisites: Authentically pressed data disc that you do not care if it gets damaged (like an old outdated driver disc, AOL access disc, etc.) and a pin long and thin enough to get significant travel into the emergency release eject hole located below the disc tray (safety pins are a good choice, while thumbtacks and nails are not.)
1 - Boot PC with no disc in the troublesome drive
2 - Within operating system environment, open disc tray, place useless data disc on tray BUT DO NOT CLOSE TRAY
3 - Access a read function of the troublesome drive (in MS-DOS, navigate to the drive letter assigned, close tray with disc and type DIR or in Windows, double click My Computer, double click the troublesome drive's letter until the "please insert disc into drive X:" message comes up, and then close the tray with the disc
4 - While the disc is attempting to be accessed, in a straight manner and with pressure, push the pin into the emergency tray release eject hole until the tray pushes out physically
5 - Close the tray by means of the standard electronic eject button on the drive
Posted on Jan 01, 2009
Try one of those..should work :
Posted on Jan 01, 2009
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