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Will not initalize any disk.

I insert a new blank disk +R +RW -R and it starts to format the disk but does not finish. I can not record on any disk. Will upgrading the Firmware help with this?

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    liteon 5027hc+ with ddw-813s drive in it doesn't record dvds anymore but still play shop bought dvds any help cannot find any firmware desperate

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A firmware upgrade is available here:

http://r00.liteonit.com.tw/DC/english/download/index.asp

You'll need to have a blank CD and a CD/DVD writer in the PC you use to download the file.

Follow the instructions on the website to upgrade your firmware, this should then allow you to write to DVD's once again.

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