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Sony DRU500A I have an internal Sony CD/DVD DRU500A Installed on my Dell 8100. I installed Win DVD 8 and now I have read errors. the drive is seen I can play anything but DVD's. I restored back to orginial config and got the same issues now. I downlodaded sonys Drive check software and ran a scan Read test failed but everything else passed. This is what it said... ++++++++++++++++++++ EdiCopyInitInfo() No ediDrive.dat file exists. Use internal EdiDeviceModelTable. Internal drive table version 283000 Internal drive table (866 drives) created searched but I can't find anything on this any suggestions? thanks!

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do you have software/program that supports DVD.
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Finally go to device manager, and remove or uninstall the device, reboot the computer and setup again. This can sometimes remedy the problem.
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Hi i have Sony AW-G170A on 2 pc's and almoust at same period both pc's started not to read DVD cds, cds that were writen by the same drive so ive check the net and end up updating the Firmwares 1.71 to 1.75 so check this link. And get AW-G170A Firmware 1.75 then u gonna need Binflash to update the Firmware get Win32 GUI version if u use Win Xp. Open the program press Flash find the location of the 1.75 Firmware and update it restart pc and it should work it worked for me.

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