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Replacement drive for Ricoh rw5240v24t

I have an RCA DRC8300N with a dvd that is illiterate (can't read or write :-) wondered if it was worth replacing the drive- if so, what drive do I use and how do I get the right software (if needed) to get it to run corectly. I bought the unit used and so I have no documentation or discs orig to the product.
I replaced an HD on my tivo succesfully, but it was pre formatted by Weaknees!

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  • perryking Feb 17, 2009

    same problem here. I bought the RCA new, its always had troubles, especialy reading its own recordings. Now its Jamed up. I may just try any Generic IDE DVD burner.

  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2009

    I have same problem. Generic ide dvd burner will not work I tried it.



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