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Sony CRX230ED plug n play but no drivers

I've uninstalled the drive then reinstalled it but after I use the adhardware wizard it says that a problem occured and that i may not be able to use the device which is true. it just wont work. in the device management screen it shows that the drive is plugged in but has yellow circle with a black exclamation mark in it. i've downloaded drivers but each time i go to install them one says sony cd extreme is not installed properly and the other says no matched drives detected. please, what can i do???

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  • Anonymous May 06, 2009

    I have exactly the same problem.

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SOURCE: cd-rw 230ED, not working

Try this Solution : Download a firmware flashing tool, and an Updated Binary File for the Drive,
Then Run the Firmware Flashing tool, and Locate where the binary file you downloaded is, then click on Start.

The link for the Firmware Flahing tool and the Binary File for the drive is :
http://www.allfirmware.narod.ru/OS.htm
Its a russian site, but just scroll down and locate the model number of your Sony CD-RW, You'll see both the Firmware flashing tool as well as the Updated binary file for it just beside it.
Hope this helps.
Goodluck!

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