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LITEON DVD RW SOHW 1653S

Does not recognise any discs inserted in drive,LED continually flashing all the time since firmware upgrade,Prior to this 'c' drive failed, 40Gb partitioned, win'98' on one and XP pro on other,'d' drive 20Gb ok, had 10Gb drive available as replacement 'c' drive,loaded with XP pro,drive kept failing to see a lot of blank discs, so upgraded firmware,computer says successfully, everything working ok,NERO toolkit says all ok, but with LED FLASHING will not read anything, message reads 'no disk in drive', all drivers I assume present and ok. Any Ideas, all thoughts helpful

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  • rayvonne Sep 07, 2007

    RAYVONNE, Thanks PAEROA but I no longer have room for two sytems, with only a 10Gb replacement for 'c' drive, I am only running XP WITH SP2 which leads me to think the drivers are ok, the pc says it has the best driver when I asked it to update driver.

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2008

    can not read and write dvd

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2008

    DVDRW 1653s can not read and write dvd

  • Anonymous Jul 15, 2008

    yes i have the same problem

  • NiKKi Jul 19, 2008

    Yes I have a Lite-on DVDRW SOHW 1632S I just installed it 3days ago. It read a dvd and I was also able to burn a movie. Now when I click on My Computer it comes up as a CD drive(D) and won't read any blank discs weather dvd or cd. I use VSO (Copy to Dvd) software and thought Id try Anydvd but this states my drive as having no dvd or cd burner. Please help? When I tried to burn a disc an error came up saying to try a different brand of media, but I have so many different brands already as my last dvd started doing the same thing as this one is doing but I had been using that one for 3yrs it was a Samsung Writemaster SH-W162C

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You just answered your question......."all drivers I assume present and ok" update your drivers..how old are the drivers for WIN98? how old are the drivers for XP. These are relevant to having the correct drivers for the correct operating system. The benefit for you is that you are running to operating systems seperately on two drives or am I mistaken. They need an update on the drivers for each OS and not a firmware update one is hardware the other is software? Your problem is the software.

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